At the start of the parliamentary election in Israel opened on Tuesday across the country and more than 10,700 polling stations. 6.3 million eligible to vote are called upon to determine the 120 members of the Knesset in Jerusalem. The polls will stay until 21.00 (CEST). Directly after that the first forecasts to be released.
In a recent poll, the centre-Alliance of the Ex-military chiefs Benny Gantz was Blue-White in the front. The right-wing Likud party of incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came in second place. The formation of a government should be for Gantz difficult, as Netanyahu and his allies, the right-wing and religious parties, are on the whole more in the Superiority. To the formation of a government of at least 61 of the 120 mandates are necessary.More about
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The new Parliament on 23 September. April will be sworn in. With a new government is expected until the beginning of June. (dpa)