Bennett gained extra Knesset seat after final count

Votes of 220,000 soldiers, diplomats and prisoners caused minor shift in Knesset seats

By Telem Yahav, Moran Azulay


Habayit Hayehudi is expected to win an extra Knesset seat, apparently at the expense of one of the Arab parties, according to a tally of the soldiers’ votes. This would bring Naftali Bennett’s party to a total of 12 mandates.

Final Official Results for the 19th Knesset

Final Official Results for the 19th Knesset – Graphic from

The count also indicates that Kadima will pass the electoral threshold. The Central Elections committee is set to publish the results in the coming hours.


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