Israel Elections: Live Coverage of the Vote and Results

March 17, 2015 10:53 AM

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Israel Elections: Live Coverage of the Vote and Results

ISAAC HERZOG: The scion of a storied Israeli political family, Mr. Herzog, 54, changed the contours of the campaign when he joined his Labor Party with the much-smaller Hatnua faction to form the Zionist Union in December. The joint slate quickly drew even with Likud in the polls and in the last week pulled ahead by several seats.

He is the grandson of Israel’s first chief rabbi, the son of its sixth president, and has served as minister of housing, tourism, welfare and diaspora affairs, as well as leader of the opposition. Boyish-looking and more consensus-builder than commander-in-chief, Mr. Herzog took voice lessons to sou...

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