According to a Panels Politics poll, if Yachad party leader Eli Yishai teams with Otzma Yisrael (Dr. Michael Ben-Ari), it will gain additional seats at the expense of Bayit Yehudi and Shas.
This special poll was conducted on Thursday, 2 Shevat shows that if Yishai and Ben-Ari unite, they will earn at least seven seats. The poll also shows that Likud would drop to 22 seats, the same as Labor/The Movement.
Bayit Yehudi would earn 13 seats, Yesh Atid 11, Kulanu 8, Yahadut Hatorah, Yisrael Beitenu 7, Shas 6, Meretz 6, and the combined Arab parties 11.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)