Netanyahu scores crushing victory in Israeli elections

Netanyahu scores crushing victory in Israeli elections
With almost all votes tallied, Likud heading for 29-24 seat win over Zionist Union; PM promises new coalition with other ‘nationalist parties’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party was the clear winner in Tuesday’s election, a near-final tally showed early Wednesday morning, defeating the Zionist Union by a margin of some six seats

That margin was far more decisive than TV exit polls had predicted when polling booths closed at 10 p.m. on Tuesday. All three TV polls had put Likud and Zionist Union neck-and-neck at 27 seats, albeit with Netanyahu better-placed to form a coalition. . .

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http://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-claims-victory-as-vote-count-shows-likud-further-ahead/

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