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Fifth Knesset

Elections to the Fifth Knesset (15 August, 1961)
Number of Eligible Voters 1,274,280
Valid votes 1,006,964
Qualifying threshold (1%) 10,070
Votes per seat 8,332

Name of list Number of valid votes % of total votes Number of seats
Mapai 349,330 34.7 42
Herut Movement 138,599 13.8 17
Liberal Party 137,255 13.6 17
National Religious Party 98,786 9.8 12
Mapam 75,654 7.5 9
Ahdut Ha'avodah 66,170 6.6 8
Maki 42,111 4.2 5
Agudat Yisrael 37,178 3.7 4
Po'alei Agudat Yisrael 19,428 1.9 2
Shituf Ve`ahvah* 19,342 1.9 2
Kidmah Ufituah* 16,034 1.6 2

* Minority lists associated with Mapai

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