Five Things We Can Learn From How IDF Soldiers Voted in Israeli Election

Likud-Beiteinu received only 24.5% of the soldier's vote, not much more than the party's portion of the general vote (23.3%); the big winner was Naftali Bennett's Habayit Hayehudi, with a whopping 15 percent of the soldiers' votes.

Two hundred and seventeen thousand "soldiers' votes," 5.5 percent of the entire vote, were tallied in the second round of counting that ended on Thursday afternoon. These included the votes cast by Israeli diplomats around the world, hospitalized voters, prisoners, on-duty police officers and polling officials but overwhelmingly, these were the votes of the men and women of the Israel Defense Forces....