6 Burning Questions that will Influence the Next Elections

As we head into the new session, here are six burning questions whose answers will make or break the Knesset. Will the coalition survive another session? Give Kalpi a like on Facebook and click on the follow button on the right to get updates on these answers to your email. Contact Kalpi at kalpiblog@gmail.com. Click here for the Twitter machine. Continue reading “6 Burning Questions that will Influence the Next Elections”

Weekly Election Update: What can we Learn from these Polls?

Despite recent sad news, at Kalpi, we do our best to avoid writing about the conflict. This is because most people have made up their minds on the subject and it’s hard to gage its exact effect on elections before elections are set. So onward we go knowing that this is not quite the foremost issue now. Continue reading “Weekly Election Update: What can we Learn from these Polls?”

Weekly Election Update: Labor gets their Leader

  • The final Labor primary is upon us. Peretz the old and previously failed vs. Gabai the young and previously not a member of the party. No matter which way it goes, Labor is likely to get a get a post Herzog boost in the same way that you get super energized when you recover from a cold even if your apartment is still a mess. Based on the early polling, the boost is worth about 4 seats and, as predicted here, comes at the expense of Yesh Atid. A fun wrinkle (ok, my definition of fun might be different), if former Kulanu MK Avi Gabai wins, then he will not be able to be the official Head of the Opposition because he is no longer an MK. Continue reading “Weekly Election Update: Labor gets their Leader”