Likud Leads with 29 Seats After 99% of Ballots Counted

ARUTZ SHEVA
by Elad Benari
March 18, 2015

As counting of votes continues in the elections for the 20th Knesset, the Likud party may be headed for an even bigger victory than exit polls originally predictedAs of 5:25 a.m. (Israel time), with more than 99.5% of the ballots having been counted, the Likud is leading the pact with 29 seats. The “Zionist Union” of Labor and Hatnua has 24 seats. The Joint Arab List has 14 seats, followed by Yesh Atid with 11 seats and Moshe Kahlon’s Kulanu with ten. The Jewish Home has eight seats, the haredi parties Shas and United Torah Judaism each have seven seats, Yisrael Beytenu has six and Meretz closes out the list with four seats….Netanyahu addressed supporters of the Likud earlier Tuesday night, saying the results were a “great victory” for the nationalist camp in Israel. “Against all odds, we have achieved a great victory for the Likud. We have achieved a great victory for the Likud-led nationalist camp and our people,” he said. READ MORE

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