Israeli presidential election, 1993

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Elections for the President of Israel were held in the Knesset on 24 March 1993,[1] following the end of Chaim Herzog's second five-year term in office. Ezer Weizman, former Israeli Air Force commander and Defense Minister of Israel, ran against Dov Shilansky, a Likud politician. The Knesset elected Weizman, by a majority of 66 to 53 to serve as the next President of Israel. He assumed office as President on 13 May 1993.

Results[edit]

Candidate Votes
Ezer Weizman 66
Dov Shilansky 53
Blank ballots 1
Total 120

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