Election-Night Panic, Polls and Pandemonium: A VOI Newsroom Report

The votes have been cast, the ballots counted and the results are in. VOI brings you the highlights of election-night coverage and analysis of the final tally.

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For months, hundreds of polls, surveying thousands of people, were predicting a tie or a Likud loss. But on election night, even the exit polls turned out to be wrong. We ask poster and political analyst Mitchell Barak what happened, and whether Israeli politics and the public are too reliant on polls.