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TV channels update vote tally, returning Likud lead over Blue and White to four seats

TV channels have updated their vote tally, boosting Likud’s lead over Blue and White back to four seats from three seats (36-32).

The right-wing bloc lead over the center-left also climbed back to 59-54 as a result.

The one seat difference came at the expense of the [Arab] Joint List, in favor of Likud.

The seat differential is as follows:

Likud: 36
Blue and White: 32
[Arab] Joint List: 15
Yamina: 6
Labor-Gesher-Meretz: 7
Yisrael Beytenu: 7
Shas: 10
United Torah Judaism: 7

Right-wing, religious bloc (Likud, Yamina, Shas, UTJ): 59
Left-center bloc (Blue and White, Labor-Gesher-Meretz, [Arab] Joint List): 54
Yisrael Beytenu: 7

92% of votes counted said to give Likud-led right-wing bloc 59 seats, 2 shy of majority; Blue and White 4 seats shy of PM’s party; votes of soldiers and diplomats not yet tallied