Israel Election, the Day After: The Right Gears Up for Massive 'The Left Stole the Vote' Campaign

Israel elections 2021: Haaretz reveals how Benjamin and Yair Netanyahu, Likud officials and their media proxies have been using the Trump (and QAnon) playbook to cast doubt over election results since April 2019

Omer Benjakob
Omer Benjakob
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Omer Benjakob
Omer Benjakob

In recent weeks, a conspiracy theory has been making the rounds on the dark corners of the Israeli internet. It alleges that Israel’s election on Tuesday will include widespread voter fraud in mail-in ballots. There is only one problem with the theory, which is laid out in detail in conspiratorial social media accounts: Israel doesn’t allow voting by mail.

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