Netanyahu crushes Danon to retain Likud chairmanship; Erdan takes No. 2 slot

Gil Hoffman
The Jerusalem Post

…On Monday night, the Likud is planning a major political event with Netanyahu and the party’s candidates in which the party’s strategy for the general election will be revealed. Likud officials promise a dramatic announcement at the event, but would not elaborate.

In the race for Likud leader, Netanyahu garnered 75 percent of the vote. His only competitor, Danon, won 19%, and 6% abstained. Feiglin dropped out of that race…



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