Exit polls from Israeli elections showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and its nationalist and religious allies deadlocked with the center-left Zionist Union, an Arab alliance and more dovish parties.

The upstart centrist Kulanu party has emerged as the kingmaker in the elections, and could tip the scale in favor of either Netanyahu or Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog, as the two compete for a chance to form a coalition that commands a majority in the 120-member parliament.

Here are the results of the exit polls, conducted by pollsters on behalf of Israel's three television stations, listed according to the number of seats that each party appears to have won. Final results are expected Wednesday.

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RIGHT-RELIGIOUS PARTIES:

LIKUD

Channels One and Ten: 27

Channel Two: 28

JEWISH HOME

All Channels: 8

ISRAEL BEITENU

All channels: 5

SHAS

All channels: 7

UNITED TORAH JUDAISM

Channels One and Two: 6

Channel Ten: 7

YAHAD

Channel One: 4

Channels Two and Ten: 0

TOTAL RIGHT-RELIGIOUS PARTIES:

Channel One: 57

Channels Two and Ten: 54

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CENTER-LEFT-ARAB PARTIES:

ZIONIST UNION

Channel Two and Ten: 27

Channel One: 26

MERETZ

All channels: 5

YESH ATID

All Channels: 11

(ARAB) JOINT LIST

Channel One: 12

Channels Two and Ten: 13

TOTAL CENTER-LEFT-ARAB PARTIES:

Channel One: 54

Channels Two and Ten: 56

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KULANU, which could join either bloc in forming a government:

Channel One: 9

Channels Two and Ten: 10