Knesset to elect new state comptroller today
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Knesset to elect new state comptroller today

Micha Lindenstrauss set to leave post he held for seven years

Former State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss  slammed Knesset members for "not doing enough to combat corruption" (photo credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90)
Former State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss slammed Knesset members for "not doing enough to combat corruption" (photo credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90)

The Knesset will elect a new state comptroller Monday afternoon to replace Micha Lindenstrauss, who has held the post for seven years.

Three candidates are vying to replace Lindenstrauss: Supreme Court Justice Eliezer Rivlin, Jerusalem District Court judge Yosef Shapira and Shlomo Calderon, the honorary president of the Institute of Internal Auditors in Israel.

The voting will be conducted by secret ballot.

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