Knesset speaker rejects MKs request to postpone presidential election
Many MKs wanted the election to replace President Shimon Peres delayed after MK Benjamin Ben-Eliezer dropped out amid scandal.
Despite requests by many MKs to postpone the presidential election after MK Benjamin Ben-Eliezer (Labor) dropped out of the race, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud) decided on Sunday that it will be held as scheduled on Tuesday.
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