Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday called for an emergency meeting with the head of the Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Judge Hanan Melcer, to discuss possible voter fraud in this week’s election.

Netanyahu’s request followed a report in the Hebrew daily Maariv on Friday according to which of the 82 people who complained of irregularities in the Arab-sector polling stations on the April 9 elections, only two were questioned by police.

According to the Likud, the number of fraudulent votes in April may have been high enough to put the United Arab List-Balad over the electoral threshold, preventing Likud from receiving two more seats. Two additional seats would have enabled Netanyahu to form a right-wing coalition.... Read More: Matzav