The Likud-Beiteinu party and the Jewish Home parties would collectively win six more seats in the Knesset if elections were held today, according to a new poll conducted by Smith Institute for Globes business newspaper.
Labor, headed by Shelly, Yachimovich, would gain one more seat, while Yesh Atid, headed by Yair Lapid would sink form its current 19 seats to only 12.
The left-wing Meretz party would gain significantly, winning 10 seats in the projected Knesset, four more than the current six.
The Shas party would remain constant. As in previous polls, Tzipi Livni’s party would be cut in half to three seats, and Kadima, headed by Shaul Mofaz, would disappear from the political map.Jewish Press News Briefs
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