Netanyahu’s Likud Party is set to receive 37 seats – four seats more than rival Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party, according to Israel’s Channel 12.
Netanyahu’s party together with other right-wing parties have earned 60 seats in Israel’s 120-seat parliament. That means they are one seat shy of having a large enough majority to form a government.
Despite being one seat short, a Likud spokesperson said the right-wing party leaders agree to form a “strong national government” as soon as possible.
Supporters at Likud headquarters cheered and hugged as exit polls revealed that Netanyahu’s Likud Party is the largest party in the Knesset.
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