Election Recount Uncovers One Invalid Ballot


Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday evening, together with representatives of the New Right party, reviewed the raw materials of the committees which count the double envelopes containing the votes of the soldiers.

A review of the materials found that no invalid ballots were found, with the exception of one ballot that had been disqualified according to the law.

The Election Committee approved the New Right’s request to conduct a recount of votes in 300 ballot boxes which were used for special votes – the double-enveloped ballots cast by Israeli citizens unable to vote at the ballot nearest to their home.

Despite polls showing the New Right entering the Knesset with five to six seats, the party narrowly missed the electoral threshold in the initial vote count.

Read more at Arutz Sheva.



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