23 March 2021 Israeli Elections – Everything You Need to Know


On 23 December 2020 the Knesset was automatically dissolved after the national unity government failed to pass a 2020 state budget. Elections will be held on 23 March 2021, Israel’s fourth election in less than two years.

For more background on the collapse of the coalition, watch BICOM Director Richard Pater’s election briefing.

BICOM’s Election Bulletin: 

Election coverage from BICOM’s Morning Brief: 

Final Results


Total votes per party

Coalition possibilities

There are numerous permutations of potential creative coalitions, however they all require someone to break their ideological commitments. Read this thread for a deeper look.

Party size and where they stand on political issues 


BICOM’s Election Podcasts

Episode 140 | Another election stalemate in Israel? Featuring Richard Pater

Episode 139 | Will anyone beat Bibi? Featuring Yaakov Katz and Tal Shalev

Episode 138 | What to expect in Israel’s 4th election featuring Dahlia Scheindlin and Anshel Pfeffer

Episode 136 | Yamina’s perspective on the upcoming election featuring Yamina candidate Jeremy Saltan

Episode 135 | Israeli public opinion featuring Professor Tamar Hermann

Episode 134 | A view of the elections from inside the Joint List featuring featuring MK Aida Touma-Suleiman

Episode 133 | How the New Hope party views Israel’s election featuring MK Sharren Haskel

Episode 132 | Yesh Atid’s perspective on Israel’s election featuring Yair Zivan

Episode 131 | The Likud perspective on Israel’s upcoming election featuring Eli Hazan

Episode 130 | Israel enters another election cycle featuring Yaakov Katz

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Why is Israel heading for its fourth election in two years? 

BICOM Director Richard Pater, joins Paul Alster of Reel Israel to offer expert insight into the forthcoming March 23 Israeli general election.