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Weekend Perspective: When polls are right even when they are wrong, and why polling matters even in the middle of a term

Next week will mark one year since the March 17, 2015 election. Overall there have been ten public polls released since the election. These are all recent polls since there was no public polling on Knesset seats from late March through late November. 1,074 more words


Government of Israel: Vocabulary

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Following the news from Israel can be very frustrating if you don’t know some basic facts about government there. 519 more words


My Weekend Perspective: The Key to Defeating Netanyahu is Phase 2

Quick recap for new followers: The road to the Prime Minister’s House is a 3-phase process. Phase 1 is the results of the Knesset election process. 1,502 more words


The 2015 Election Tel Aviv District Vote – The Most Comprehensive Report and Data in English on Tel Aviv District:

Opposition Leader Herzog led the Zionist Union to first place in the Tel Aviv district with 26.9% of the vote and picked up six seats from the district. 551 more words


The 2015 Election Jerusalem District Vote – The Most Comprehensive Report and Data in English on Jerusalem District:

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Likud Party won the Jerusalem District with 24.8% of the 2015 vote, which gave them about 2.5 of the 30 seats they won nationally. 1,145 more words


Netanyahu in under the wire

Crisis averted, I guess. Benjamin Netanyahu cut a deal with Naftali Bennett literally minutes before the deadline, so he’s the proud leader of a brand new… 175 more words


Bibi-sitter hanging on by the skin of his teeth

Apparent Israeli election winner Benjamin Netanyahu has until midnight tonight to cobble together a 61 seat majority in the Knesset before Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has to give somebody else a crack at the job. 752 more words