Though Israel just held elections, it looks like the country might be returning to the voting booth!
Everyone knows that Israel is the only true democracy in the Middle East. What might be lesser known is that when Israelis went to the voting booth on April 9, 2019, they were faced with a whopping 47 parties to vote for… Now, that’s democracy!
Israel’s Knesset is composed of 120 seats. Parties that reach the electoral threshold of 3.25 percent of the vote get a minimum of 3-4 seats, increasing in proportion to how how many votes the party receives.
The leader of the party with the most votes is tasked with forming a coalition of at least 61 members of Knesset. Netanyahu is struggling to make a coalition. If he does not succeed by tonight Israelis might just be finding themselves back in the voting booth in the near future. Watch below for the latest!