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Israel elects on national level a legislature. The Parliament (Knesset) has 120 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation. Israel has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments. Chamber of the Estates-General, the Dutch legislature. ... The Knesset (כנסת, Hebrew for assembly) is the Parliament of Israel. ... Proportional representation (PR) is any election system which ensures a proportionally representative result of a democratic election, x% of votes should be represented by x% in the democratic institutions, parliament or congress. ... A multi-party system is a type of party system. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues. ... A coalition government, or coalition cabinet, is a cabinet in parliamentary government in which several parties cooperate. ...

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Last elections

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List name (In Hebrew)

Translation to

English

Party/Parties ideology

Popular Vote

Number of Seats

HaLikud

The Union

Center-right

925279

38

HaAvoda / Meimad / Am Ekhad

The Labor/ Dimension / One Nation

Left wing

455183

19

Shinui

Change

Secular - libertarian

386535

15

Shas - Hit'akhdut HaSepharadim Shomrei Torah

Religious Sephardic Association

Religious - Sephardic

258879

11

Ikhud Leumi (Moledet/T'kuma/Yisrael Beiteinu)

National Union (Homeland/Revival/Israel, Our Home)

Right wing - secular and religious Parties

173973

7

Meretz / Yachad / Havkhara HaDemocratic

Vim / Together / The Democratic Choice

Left wing - secular Parties

164122

6

Miflagat Dati Le'umi (MafDaL)

National Religious Party (NRP)

Right Wing - religious

132370

6

Agudat Yisrael

Gathering of Israel

Ultraorthodox religious

135087

5

Degel HaTorah

Flag of the Law

Ultraorthodox religious

135087

5

Khadash

New

Arab - Communist

93819

3

Balad

NDA - National Democratic Alliance

Arab - nationalist

71299

3

Israel BaHaliya

Israel under Haliya(immigration of Jews to Israel)

Immigrants Party

67719

2

Rsima Arvit Mochdat

United Arab list

Arab-Islamic-nationalist

65551

2

Hala Yrok

Green leaf

Green party

37855

0

Harot

Feedom

Radical-right

36202

0

Habrit Halomit HaMetkdamt

The Progressive National Alliance 

Arab

20571

0

HaYrokim

The Greens

Green party

12833

0

Israel Hachart Begll Nsebar MPolticaem

Other Israel- because of despicable politicians

Protest party

7144

0

Havat Israel

The Love of Isael

Religious-Ultraorthodoxs Jews

5468

0

Chmat

Junction

Right

2023

0

Hamrcaz

The Center

Center

1961

0

Argon HaPola HaDemocrati

The Democratically action organization

Arab- Communist

1925

0

Azrch VaMdina

Citizen And State

-

1566

0

Meplgat Zchyot HaGavar BaMespch

The Man’s Rights in the Family Party

Anti-feminist

1284

0

Lava

Flame

Protest party

1181

0

Zam-Chdak Chvrate

Rage- Social Justice

Radical Anti- capitalist

894

0

Ledar

Ledar

Christian- Russan- Immigrants Party

833

0

Total

 

 

3148364

120

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Past elections

(To be added)


See also

The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by...

External links

  • Electionworld
  • Adam Carr's Election Archive

 
 

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