Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has a slender guide around his rival Benny Gantz following voting ended in the country’s typical election, exit polls counsel.
It is the 3rd election in below a year, right after former rounds finished with neither of the two primary occasion leaders able to variety a govt.
Mr Netanyahu, who qualified prospects the ideal-wing Likud celebration, is seeking a document fifth term in business office.
However, he faces court docket in two weeks’ time to solution fees of corruption.
Exit polls documented by Israeli media suggest that Likud is on training course to win 36 or 37 seats, with Mr Gantz’s centrist Blue and White alliance heading for 32 or 33 seats.
If the polls are exact, it would mean that Mr Netanyahu is continue to one seat brief of commanding a majority in the 120-seat parliament.