The 1999 Knesset and prime ministerial elections in Israel

Reuven Y. Hazan*, Abraham Diskin

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This election note delineates the outcome of the 1999 elections in Israel, in which the Prime Minister was directly elected - for only the second time - concurrently with the parliamentary election. It then analyzes the election results produced by Israel's unique electoral system, and assesses their immediate ramifications. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)628-637
Number of pages10
JournalElectoral Studies
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2000


  • Elections
  • Israel
  • Knesset
  • Prime Minister


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