Israel election: early results suggest extended deadlockMarch 24, 2021
Neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor opposition leader Yair Lapid have a clear path to forming a coalition
Early results from Israel’s fourth snap election suggested yet another stalemate, with Benjamin Netanyahu looking to cobble together a coalition by partnering with extreme nationalist, hardline religious and far-right parties.
With close to 90% votes counted on Wednesday, the prime minister’s Likud party was clearly leading with about 30 seats. The opposition head, Yair Lapid, had roughly 17.