Poll: Nearly Half Of Israelis Support Canceling September Elections

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Almost 50% of Israelis support controversial efforts to cancel the upcoming September elections, according to a joint poll between i24NEWS and Israel Hayom.

The possibility of canceling the election has been floated by Netanyahu and his right-wing Likud party weeks after the incumbent premier failed to form a governing coalition and parliament was dissolved.

Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein (also from the Likud party) said Tuesday he had “found a parliamentary framework and there is an option to cancel the most unnecessary elections in Israel’s history.”

According to the poll, 48% of Israelis supported the move while 29% opposed. 23% of respondents said they ”don’t know.”

Read more at i24NEWS.

{Matzav.com}

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