Israel Election: Zionist Spirit Alliance Could Make Netanyahu Prime Minister, Poll Shows

Netanyahu’s bloc would win 57 seats if elections were held toady, and together with Zionist Spirit’s four it would have 61 of the Knesset’s 120 seats

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Ayelet Shaked and Yoaz Hendel announced a joint run for the Knesset. Polls show they are likely to pass the electoral threshold and join Netanyahu's bloc
Ayelet Shaked and Yoaz Hendel announced a joint run for the Knesset. Polls show they are likely to pass the electoral threshold and join Netanyahu's blocCredit: Tomer Appelbaum
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The new Zionist Spirit joint ticket would make it into the Knesset if elections were held today, according to a poll released by Channel 12 News on Thursday.

The survey also found it Zionist Spirit would win four seats, which would be enough to make Benjamin Netanyahu prime minister if it so chose.

Netanyahu’s bloc would win 57 seats, and together with Zionist Spirit’s four it would have 61 of the Knesset’s 120 seats, the poll showed.

Zionist Spirit is a joint ticket formed by Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked and former lawmaker Yoaz Hendel.

The poll found that Netanyahu’s Likud party would win 33 seats, one less than in the previous poll on July 11.

Yesh Atid held steady at 23 seats, while the Kahol Lavan-New Hope alliance fell from 13 seats in the last poll to 11 in this one.

The poll was conducted by Mano Geva and the Midgam Company together with iPanel. It surveyed 503 adult respondents, and the margin of error is 4.4 percent.

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