2021 Israeli legislative election

election for the 24th Knesset

Legislative elections were held in Israel on 23 March 2021 to elect the 120 members of the 24th Knesset. It was the fourth election in two years.[2] The 24th Knesset was sworn in on 6 April 2021.

2021 Israeli legislative election
Israel
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All 120 seats in the Knesset
61 seats needed for a majority
Turnout67.4% (Decrease 4.1 pp)
Party Leader % Seats ±
HaLikud (Likud) Benjamin Netanyahu 24.19 30 -7
Yesh Atid Yair Lapid 13.93 17 +4
Shas Aryeh Deri 7.17 9 0
Kahol Lavan (Blue and White) Benny Gantz 6.63 8 -6
Yamina Naftali Bennett 6.21 7 +4
HaAvoda (Labor) Merav Michaeli 6.09 7 +4
Yahadut HaTorah (United Torah Judaism) Moshe Gafni 5.63 7 0
Yisrael Beiteinu Avigdor Lieberman 5.63 7 0
HaTzionut HaDatit (Religious Zionist Party) Bezalel Smotrich 5.12 6 +4
Joint List Ayman Odeh 4.82 6 -5
Tikva Hadasha (New Hope) Gideon Sa'ar 4.74 6 New
Meretz Nitzan Horowitz 4.59 6 +3
Ra'am (United Arab List) Mansour Abbas 3.79 4 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Benjamin Netanyahu 2018.jpg Benjamin Netanyahu
Likud
Naftali Bennett
Yamina
Naftali Bennett official portrait.jpg

Thirteen parties/alliances got seats.

Winner was HaLikud of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They got 30 seats. Second was Yesh Atid of Yair Lapid. They got 17 seats.

Netanyahu tried unsuccessfully to form a sixth government. Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett (HaYamin HeHadash) did succeed and formed the Bennett-Lapid Government.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Israel Election Results: Exit Polls and Real-time Vote Count Updates". Haaretz. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  2. Hoffman, Gil (1 December 2020). "The Knesset dispersal bill will inevitably be an anti-climax - analysis". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 1 December 2020.