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Official: Knesset dissolved, elections in March

Knesset approves second and third readings of bill to dissolve Knesset, hold elections on March 2, 2020.

The 22nd Knesset officially dissolved at midnight on Wednesday, after no MK was able to secure 61 signatures to form a government in the 21-day time period allotted for this.

Shortly after 3:00 a.m. early Thursday morning, the Knesset approved the second and third readings of the bill to dissolve the Knesset and move up the elections to the 23rd Knesset to March 2, 2020.

94 MKs voted in favor of the bill, with no votes against.