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Will Netanyahu remain Israeli's Prime Minister till the end of 2020?

During Benjamin Netanyahu's fourth premiership, a number of alleged corruption scandals have been investigated involving Netanyahu and his close political circle. Police recommended indictments against Netanyahu, and on 21 November 2019, Netanyahu was officially indicted for breach of trust, accepting bribes and fraud (BBC, 2019).

In March 2020, Israel will head to the polls and about 9 million Israelis will decide if he is worthy of re-election.

According to this Vox article by Sigal Samuel, Kelsey Piper, and Dylan Matthews:

In March, Israel heads to the polls for the third time in a year, and some observers think this election might finally be the end of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. After all, he’s recently been indicted in three corruption cases and he’s facing tough opposition from a centrist party that has a slight lead on him in the polls.

But if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my years living in and reporting on Israel, it’s that you should never underestimate Bibi’s ability to rise from the political ashes. And indeed, Bibi just blew his opponent out of the water in the Likud party primary, winning 72.5 percent of the vote. He’s already using that to fire up his base.

Will Netanyahu remain Israeli’s Prime Minister till the end of 2020?

This question resolves positively if Netanyahu is remains Israel's Prime Minister in the year 2020. This resolves negatively if, for any reason, Netanyahu no longer holds his position of Prime Minister or Prime Minister-designate at any point in the year 2020.

In case negative resolution is triggered, this question retroactively closes two days prior to the day resolution is triggered, but resolves on January 1st, 2021.


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