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October 10, 2019
Why the right lost Israel’s do-over election
The center-right’s support plunged between April and September partly because Benjamin Netanyahu, for the first time, adopted undemocratic tactics. Treating all Israeli Arabs as enemies also didn’t help.
Likud up to 32 seats, UTJ down to seven after election panel amends results
September 25, 2019
Adjustment comes after “real evidence” of electoral fraud is found in six northern Israeli towns; Division of Knesset seats between left- and right-wing blocs remains unchanged.
Record 20,000 police posted at polling stations
September 17, 2019
Central Elections Committee posts 3,000 camera-equipped observers at voting stations, with instructions to notify police if anyone is found filming illegally.
Netanyahu calls for emergency election committee meeting on ‘voter fraud’
September 15, 2019
Likud says rampant Arab-sector voting fraud may have cost the party two seats in April • Gantz: Israeli Prime minister’s move is “political spin” designed to “lower voter turnout.”