1955 Israeli legislative election

  • elections for the 3rd knesset
    israel
    ← 1951 26 july 1955 1959 →
    turnout82.8%
    party leader % seats ±
    mapai david ben-gurion 32.2% 40 -5
    herut menachem begin 12.6% 15 +7
    general zionists israel rokach 10.2% 13 -7
    national religious front haim-moshe shapira 9.1% 11 +1
    ahdut haavoda yitzhak tabenkin 8.2% 10 new
    mapam meir ya'ari 7.3% 9 -6
    religious torah front yitzhak-meir levin 4.7% 6 +1
    maki shmuel mikunis 4.5% 6 +1
    progressive party pinchas rosen 4.4% 5 +1
    democratic list for israeli arabs seif el-din el-zoubi 1.8% 2 -1
    progress and work salah-hassan hanifes 1.5% 2 +1
    agriculture and development faras hamdan 1.1% 1 0
    this lists parties that won seats. see the complete results below.
    prime minister before prime minister after
    moshe sharett
    mapai
    david ben-gurion
    mapai
    prime minister moshe sharett votes

    elections for the third knesset were held in israel on 26 july 1955. voter turnout was 82.8%.[1]

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Elections for the 3rd Knesset
Israel
← 1951 26 July 1955 1959 →
Turnout82.8%
Party Leader % Seats ±
Mapai David Ben-Gurion 32.2% 40 -5
Herut Menachem Begin 12.6% 15 +7
General Zionists Israel Rokach 10.2% 13 -7
National Religious Front Haim-Moshe Shapira 9.1% 11 +1
Ahdut HaAvoda Yitzhak Tabenkin 8.2% 10 New
Mapam Meir Ya'ari 7.3% 9 -6
Religious Torah Front Yitzhak-Meir Levin 4.7% 6 +1
Maki Shmuel Mikunis 4.5% 6 +1
Progressive Party Pinchas Rosen 4.4% 5 +1
Democratic List for Israeli Arabs Seif el-Din el-Zoubi 1.8% 2 -1
Progress and Work Salah-Hassan Hanifes 1.5% 2 +1
Agriculture and Development Faras Hamdan 1.1% 1 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Moshe Sharett
Mapai
David Ben-Gurion
Mapai
Prime minister Moshe Sharett votes

Elections for the third Knesset were held in Israel on 26 July 1955. Voter turnout was 82.8%.[1]