According to an analysis of self-reported political affiliation by the Israel Democracy Institute, the percentage of right-wing Jewish voters in Israel has increased from 46% before the April 2019 election to 62% today.

The institute said the data came from the answers to 3,855 interviews.

Likud Party leader and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who represents the right-wing bloc, currently leads in polls for the upcoming November election.

The Jewish majority in Israel is around 74%, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics, while Israel’s Arab minority is about 21%. However, only 39% of Israeli Arabs have said they intend to vote in the upcoming elections, according to a report published on Sunday.


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