CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - Likud and the center-right parties strengthened their lead, following the government 's announcement of a unilateral cease-fire in the Gaza opeart.
A Dialog Institute poll taken for Israel's Channel 10 showed Likud and the center-right parties winning 64 seats and Likud 29 mandates.
Kadima and the left-wing parties trail by 54 seats, which included the Arab parties.
In the Channel 10 survey, Kadima wound up with 26 seats and Labor with 14.
Results of a second poll, taken for Channel 2, widened the gap, giving Likud 31 seats to Kadima's 23.
Labor won 15 mandates in the Channel 2 survey, followed by Yisrael Beiteinu with 13.
A majority of respondents said they believe the Gaza op failed to stop Palestinian rocket fire.