Right wing got majority 61 seats if this was obama he would claim a mandate and govern aggressively - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • jason
    • 24.01.13 | 14:05 (IST)

    The truth is the right wing parties got more votes this election than last election but so many right wing parties split up and got under two percent that they didn't get into the knesset wasting 9 seats. Haim Shalem was right wing part, michael ben ari's party took 60,000 votes from bennett. UTJ party lost votes to another faction after their rabbi died. And this election there were almost no left wing parties that didn't make and kadima barely made it. So all this talk about how israel moved left when in reality if you add up all the votes from the rightist party they did better than last election. Some perspective please.

    from the article: Final Israel election results: Kadima's in Knesset, Habayit Hayehudi gets 12 seats
    First published 13:53 24.01.13 | Last updated 09:45 24.01.13
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