Day: April 10, 2019

Israeli election results: what happens next?

Israeli election results: what happens next?

World
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz both claimed victory in Israel's election on April 9. Israeli TV exit polls produced differing results about who will emerge as the leader of the largest single party, and the polls have been wrong in the past. So both sides still have all to play for. However, there are indications that Netanyahu has a clearer path to forming a coalition government with other right-wing, far-right and religious parties. Here's a quick guide to what happens next: How long does it take the results to come in? Final results are expected by Friday, but partial results are published by the Knesset as the vote-counting proceeds, so a clearer picture will begin to emerge before the final tally. How are results calculated and why does...