2019 Israeli Elections Explained

For the first time since their union, the Blue and White alliance – headed by former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz and former finance minister Yair Lapid – has fallen below 30 seats, according to a poll published by Walla! News.

The poll shows Netanyahu’s Likud party outperforming the centrist Blue & White alliance, winning 32 seats to Gantz and Lapid’s 29.