2013 Israeli legislative election

  • elections for the 19th knesset
    israel
    ← 2009 22 january 2013 (2013-01-22) 2015 →
    turnout67.8%
    party leader % seats ±
    likud yisrael beiteinu benjamin netanyahu 23.34% 31 -11
    yesh atid yair lapid 14.33% 19 new
    labor shelly yachimovich 11.39% 15 +2
    the jewish home naftali bennett 9.12% 12 +9
    shas eli yishai 8.75% 11 +1
    united torah judaism yaakov litzman 5.16% 7 +2
    hatnua tzipi livni 4.99% 6 new
    meretz zehava gal-on 4.55% 6 +3
    united arab list ibrahim sarsur 3.65% 4 0
    hadash mohammad barakeh 2.99% 4 0
    balad jamal zahalka 2.56% 3 0
    kadima shaul mofaz 2.09% 2 -26
    this lists parties that won seats. see the complete results below.
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    early elections for the nineteenth knesset were held in israel on 22 january 2013.[1][2] public debate over the tal law had nearly led to early elections in 2012, but they were aborted at the last moment after kadima briefly joined the government. the elections were later called in early october 2012 after failure to agree on the budget for the 2013 fiscal year.

    the elections saw the likud yisrael beiteinu alliance emerge as the largest faction in the knesset, winning 31 of the 120 seats. likud leader benjamin netanyahu formed the country's thirty-third government after establishing a coalition with yesh atid, the jewish home, and hatnua, which between them held 68 seats.

  • background
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Elections for the 19th Knesset
Israel
← 2009 22 January 2013 (2013-01-22) 2015 →
Turnout67.8%
Party Leader % Seats ±
Likud Yisrael Beiteinu Benjamin Netanyahu 23.34% 31 -11
Yesh Atid Yair Lapid 14.33% 19 New
Labor Shelly Yachimovich 11.39% 15 +2
The Jewish Home Naftali Bennett 9.12% 12 +9
Shas Eli Yishai 8.75% 11 +1
United Torah Judaism Yaakov Litzman 5.16% 7 +2
Hatnua Tzipi Livni 4.99% 6 New
Meretz Zehava Gal-On 4.55% 6 +3
United Arab List Ibrahim Sarsur 3.65% 4 0
Hadash Mohammad Barakeh 2.99% 4 0
Balad Jamal Zahalka 2.56% 3 0
Kadima Shaul Mofaz 2.09% 2 -26
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu
Likud
Benjamin Netanyahu
Likud Yisrael Beiteinu
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Early elections for the nineteenth Knesset were held in Israel on 22 January 2013.[1][2] Public debate over the Tal Law had nearly led to early elections in 2012, but they were aborted at the last moment after Kadima briefly joined the government. The elections were later called in early October 2012 after failure to agree on the budget for the 2013 fiscal year.

The elections saw the Likud Yisrael Beiteinu alliance emerge as the largest faction in the Knesset, winning 31 of the 120 seats. Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu formed the country's thirty-third government after establishing a coalition with Yesh Atid, the Jewish Home, and Hatnua, which between them held 68 seats.