Rivlin and Sheetrit face off in second round

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein announces the result of the first round of the presidential election. Reuven Rivlin wins the first round with 44, Meir Sheetrit comes in second with 31, Dalia Itzik with 28, Dalia Dorner with 13 and Dan Shechtman with just one.

Two of the 119 votes were invalidated because there were two slips inside the envelope.

Rivlin and Sheetrit will face off in a second round runoff, since no candidate got a 61-vote majority.

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