Netanyahu may not triumph in rerun of Israeli elections

The battlelines have been drawn for the first ever re-run of an Israeli national election and some political analysts say they don’t look good for incumbent prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Mr Netanyahu sent voters back to the polls when he couldn’t form a coalition government, despite an apparent victory in an election in April.

But with the deadline closing for parties to register, it looks like the result could be even closer than last time.

Listen to the report by Eric Tlozek on the ABC AM program.