Looks like the preliminary predictions for the Israeli election were off--at least by a slim margin:
Not sure exactly how the parliamentary stuff works with them. Maybe the Prime Minister's job is contingent on a plurality of seats. We'll see. read the rest, here.
With voting stations officially closed, exit polls at 10 p.m. suggested that
Kadima would win the general elections on Tuesday.
However, due to the dramatic rise in support of the Likud and Israel Beiteinu, it seemed that Likud chairman Binyamin Netanyahu would have a better chance than Kadima head Tzipi Livni of forming the next coalition.