If Peretz is to be elected. He lost the party leadership for a good reason, and Herzog and Yehimovitch are much more popular with the broader public - and likely within the centre-left as well. If Labour wants more than the 8 seats it has today, Peretz would not be the ideal "image" - quite the contrary.
Republican former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore files paperwork to enter presidential race (AP)
from the article: Amir Peretz announces bid to regain Labor leadership