Articles in "2019 Elections"

Motion to Ban Otzma Yehudit Fails

A motion to ban the right-wing Otzma Yehudit political party from running in the upcoming September elections was voted down on Wednesday ...

Central Elections Committee Conducts Hearing on Cameras at the Voting Ballot

Justice Hanan Melcer, head of the Central Elections Committee for the upcoming elections, held a hearing on Thursday concerning the ...

Likud MKs to Sign Petition Declaring Netanyahu as Party’s Only Candidate for PM

The 40 top-ranking Likud Knesset members were asked to sign a petition on Sunday reaffirming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the ...

Knesset is Projected to Have Smallest Number of Parties Ever to be Elected – Is the Electoral Threshold Improving Governance?

The upcoming Knesset is projected to have the smallest number of parties ever to be elected to the Israeli parliament, the latest ...

Unity on the Right: Shaked Heads the United Right Party

Two of the major right-wing parties on Monday announced they had successfully closed a deal to merge and will run together in the upcoming ...

Efforts on Right to Merge After Left Forms Bloc Successfully

The small political parties on the right are scrambling to merge with one another, as the deadline for the submission of the official lists ...

Will the Knesset Cancel the September Elections?

Is the Knesset on the way to reverse its decision to call another round of elections? Various factions in the Knesset are working to cancel ...

After Only 4 Weeks: Knesset Dissolves Itself, Sends Israel to Elections Again

The Knesset on Wednesday night approved a proposal to disperse the 21st Knesset and hold general elections on September 17. A majority ...

Rivlin Selects Netanyahu To Form a Government

President Reuven Rivlin received the official results of the April 9 election Wednesday, formally designating Benjamin Netanyahu to form ...

Majority of MKs Recommend Netanyahu for Israel’s Next PM

President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday concluded consultations with parties elected to the 21st Knesset regarding the formation of Israel’s ...