Elections to the Third Knesset

(July 26, 1955)


Valid votes 853,219
Qualifying threshold (1%) 8,532
Votes per seat 6,938
Name of list Number of valid votes % of total votes Number of seats
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


Source: The Knesset