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Israel Holds Third Election in a Year

Ultra-orthodox man votes during elections in Bnei Brak, Israel, Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Voters in Israel are casting ballots Monday in the country’s third election in the past 12 months.

They are deciding whether to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a new term, or to go in a new direction with former military chief Benny Gantz.

Polls ahead of election day suggested neither candidate’s party would have enough support to form a ruling coalition.

That was the case in the last two elections, and after weeks of negotiations there was no resolution.

Ultra-orthodox man votes during elections in Bnei Brak, Israel, Monday, March 2, 2020.

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