Overall, municipal election turnout in Israel was record low on Tuesday.
In Jerusalem, Nir Barkat easily won over candidate Moshe Lion, where only 35% of potential voters even bothered to vote.
Current results appear to indicate that Aryeh King won a seat on the Jerusalem city council.
In Efrat, Oded Ravivi won by a wide margin.
In Elad, UTJ’s candidate Yisrael Porush, beat Aryeh Deri’s candidate Tzuriel Krispel.
In Beit Shemesh Hareidi candidate Moshe Abutbul won by a very close margin. Now we’re waiting to see if an exodus of non-Hareidi residents begins.
In Modiin, Likud’s Haim Babas appears to have won.
In Ma’aleh, Adumim Benny Kashriel was reelected.
In Netanya, Miriam Feirberg was reelected.
In Tel Aviv, Ron Huldai won again.Jewish Press News Briefs