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”