September 2019 Israeli legislative election

  • september 2019 israeli legislative election
    israel
    ← april 2019 17 september 2019 2020 →

    all 120 seats in the knesset
    61 seats needed for a majority
    turnout69.8% increase
    party leader % seats ±
    blue and white benny gantz 25.95% 33 -2
    likud benjamin netanyahu 25.10% 32 -6
    joint list ayman odeh 10.60% 13 +3
    shas aryeh deri 7.44% 9 +1
    yisrael beiteinu avigdor lieberman 6.99% 8 +3
    utj yaakov litzman 6.06% 7 -1
    yamina ayelet shaked 5.87% 7 +1
    labor-gesher amir peretz 4.80% 6 0
    democratic union nitzan horowitz 4.34% 5 +1
    this lists parties that won seats. see the complete results below.
    prime minister before prime minister after
    benjamin netanyahu 2018.jpg benjamin netanyahu (caretaker government)
    likud
    no government formed and
    new elections called.
    netanyahu remained pm
    in interim.

    snap legislative elections were held in israel on 17 september 2019 to elect the 120 members of the 22nd knesset. following the previous elections in april, incumbent prime minister benjamin netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition, the first such failure in israeli history.[1] on 30 may, the knesset voted to dissolve itself and trigger new elections, in order to prevent blue and white party leader benny gantz from being appointed prime minister-designate.[2] this election marked the first time the knesset voted to dissolve itself before a government had been formed.[3]

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September 2019 Israeli legislative election
Israel
← April 2019 17 September 2019 2020 →

All 120 seats in the Knesset
61 seats needed for a majority
Turnout69.8% Increase
Party Leader % Seats ±
Blue and White Benny Gantz 25.95% 33 -2
Likud Benjamin Netanyahu 25.10% 32 -6
Joint List Ayman Odeh 10.60% 13 +3
Shas Aryeh Deri 7.44% 9 +1
Yisrael Beiteinu Avigdor Lieberman 6.99% 8 +3
UTJ Yaakov Litzman 6.06% 7 -1
Yamina Ayelet Shaked 5.87% 7 +1
Labor-Gesher Amir Peretz 4.80% 6 0
Democratic Union Nitzan Horowitz 4.34% 5 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Benjamin Netanyahu 2018.jpg Benjamin Netanyahu (caretaker government)
Likud
No government formed and
new elections called.
Netanyahu remained PM
in interim.

Snap legislative elections were held in Israel on 17 September 2019 to elect the 120 members of the 22nd Knesset. Following the previous elections in April, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition, the first such failure in Israeli history.[1] On 30 May, the Knesset voted to dissolve itself and trigger new elections, in order to prevent Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz from being appointed Prime Minister-designate.[2] This election marked the first time the Knesset voted to dissolve itself before a government had been formed.[3]