At 11:00 was opened the majority of polling stations on elections of the head of the party «Avoda». Have the right to vote 52.000 party members who can vote at any polling station.
Primaries in the «Labor»: candidates and prospects
The voting will last till 21:00. Voting is electronic, and as reported NEWSru.co.il in the press service of the labor party, not later than 21:30 are expected to publish the results.
As head of «the waters stand seven candidates: the acting head of the party, Isaac Herzog, members of Amir Peretz, Omer Bar-Lev, Erel Margalit, a former Minister of environment of AVI Gabay, as well as Professor Avner Ben Zaken, the General-the major stock amiram Levine, Deena Diane and Stroke Karoubi.
Two weeks before the primaries Amiram Levin withdrew his candidacy and announced his support AVI Gabaa, and in less than a day before the opening of polling stations on the exit from the race was announced by Dean Diane. She called on her supporters to vote for Isaac Herzog.
The chance that someone from candidates will succeed in the first round and to gain 40% of the votes needed to win, is considered to be extremely low. Barring anything unexpected, then July 10 will be the second round, which will see two candidates with the highest number of votes.