In a meeting of his party’s faction on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called upon Likud MKs to maintain the current system of electing the parties candidates for the Knesset.
The Likud Central Committee will meet in three weeks to decide whether to change the system. In the current system, MKs are elected by the wider party membership. There are MKs in the Likud who want only the Likud Central Committee members to vote for MKs.
"I think keeping the current system of primaries is best for the Likud," Netanyahu said.