31.01.2012 07.Schwat. 5772
The current leader's only challenger is extreme rightist Moshe Feiglin, who lost a party contest to him in 2007 but hopes to win more than the 24 percent of the vote he polled then.
Members of Israel's ruling Likud party went to the polls opened on Tuesday to elect a leader and a new party central committee.
The party's current leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was expected to win easily against his only challenger, extreme rightist Moshe Feiglin. If he indeed secures the chairmanship, this will be Netanyahu's fifth time be elected to the post since 1993….