Far-right Yishai vows a vote for him helps PM

Eli Yishai, chairman of the far-right Yachad party, urged voters to help save his party from disappearing below the electoral threshold in the final hours of Election Day on Tuesday.

“The entire right carries the Yachad party on its shoulders. Help us ensure victory for [Benjamin] Netanyahu,” Yishai said in a statement.

While Netanyahu has spent the day frantically calling on right-wing voters to vote for his Likud party, which has fallen behind the center-left Zionist Union in the last published polls on Friday, Yishai insisted that only a vote for Yachad would ensure Likud victory.

“You have to understand,” Yishai told potential voters, “that without a strong Yachad Netanyahu won’t have a majority [of recommendations] to the president,” who, after elections, chooses which party leader to task with forming a coalition

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