Israelis head to the polls next week for an election that could return former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to power. 

Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, has taken to the campaign trail to rally support for his Likud party, while also facing corruption charges. 

Tuesday’s election will be Israel’s fifth election in four years. 

Prime Minister Yair Lapid replaced Netanyahu just last year after eight parties cobbled together a coalition government. 

Polls are predicting that Likud will come out ahead of Lapid’s Yesh Atid party in next week’s vote, but that does not guarantee the former prime minister an automatic pathway to his old job. 

Both parties will have to convince smaller parties to join them in a coalition that will result in a majority of seats in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, a process that could take weeks.

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