Israel is preparing for its March 17 elections, and in the latest findings, Likud squeaks past the Zionist camp of Labor and Hatnua, while Bayit Yehudi falls into fifth place for the first time in this election’s polling.
According to the Maariv poll published this morning and reported by Arutz Sheva, Likud gets 24 mandates just barely squeaking by Labor’s 23, and thereby getting first crack at forming a coalition government.
Here are other results:
– The joint Arab list composed of the four Arab parties would gets 13 seats
-Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid came in at 12
– Bayit Yehudi 11
– Moshe Kachlon’s new Kulanu party 7
– Yahadut Hatorah 7
-Yisrael Beytenu 6
– Eli Yishai’s Yachad-Ha’am Itanu joint list with Otzma Yehudit 5