Though final results will only arrive tomorrow, this did not stop Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid from already declaring victory, issuing a joint statement saying, “We won! The Israeli public has had their say! Thank you to the thousands of activists and over a million voters. These elections have a clear winner and a clear loser. Netanyahu promised 40 seats and lost. The President can see the picture and should call on the winner to form the next government. There is no other option!”
Prime Minister Netanyahu also declared victory, writing: “The right-wing bloc led by the Likud won a clear victory, and I thank the citizens of Israel for their trust.”
Read more at Arutz Sheva.