Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in the election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in the election
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in the election on Monday. In fact, it was claimed in several exit polls that his right-wing Likud party was far ahead of its main rival, the centrist Blue and White Party.

Netanyahu has been accused of corruption, but the indications from the election were that his support base was intact. Netanyahu tweeted that the results were 'a big win for Israel'.

The exit poll released by three television networks claimed that Likud and his associates would get 60 seats.