The Prime Minister's advisor says he will try to form broad coalition, meaning a deal with the new centrist party that is the big winner tonight.
For sure Netanyahu will not want to be the most moderate voice in a right wing coalition.
Centre party leader Yair Lapid with, maybe, 19 seats is the new kingmaker. Certainly the surprise winner of the night.
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