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Israeli Electoral History:
Elections to the 3rd Knesset

(July 26, 1955)


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Valid votes 853,219
Qualifying threshold (1%) 8,532
Votes per seat 6,938

Political Party
Valid Votes
% of Total
Seats Won
Mapai 274,735 32.2 40
Herut Movement 107,190 12.6 15
General Zionists 87,099 10.2 13
United Religious Front 77,936 9.1 11
Ahdut Ha'avodah 69,475 8.2 10
Mapam 62,401 7.3 9
Religious Torah Front 39,836 4.7 6
Maki 38,492 4.5 6
Progressive Party 37,661 4.4 5
Democratic list of Israeli Arabs* 15,475 1.8 2
Kidmah Va'avodah* 12,511 1.5 2
Hakla`ut Ufituah* 9,791 1.1 1

* Minority lists associated with Mapai

Sources: The Knesset

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