Exit Polls say Likud tied or better in 2015 Israeli Elections [Updated: Likud up 23-19 with 95% in]
Click here to see the bottom of post for the update. The exit polls are breaking as the the 2015 Israeli elections to the Knesset have finished. While pre-election polls predicted the left-wing alliance, the Zionist Union, was set to be the leading party and form a coalition, the exit polls say that didn’t happen.
Israel’s election results – still a little smoky
A week after voting, and it’s been quite a little horse-trading affair, with at least one medium-sized surprise – hard-line nationalist party Yisrael Beiteinu and their 15 seats are still in play. They have an interesting future, but for now are relishing their potential king-maker role.
Benjamin Netanyahu calls for Israeli Elections
Serious Mayhem: A Conservative Policy Arena After learning only yesterday that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will be resigning his leadership post, today we learn that the top opposition leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, is calling for new elections. Olmert is under intense scrutiny and facing charges of corrupton. This growing storm has finally taken its toll and forced him not to seek his Kadima party’s nomination. | Read More »