Gil Hoffman and Peggy Cidor, who have been covering the exciting race to succeed Nir Barkat as mayor of Jerusalem for The Jerusalem Post analyze who has the best chance to win the October 30 election. Hoffman provides audio from a political event in the holy city. Cidor, who has been covering municipal politics for 20 years, explains why this election is different than all mayoral races in the city in the past. She also answers what Barkat’s chances are to succeed Benjamin Netanyahu and become prime minister of Israel one day.

Written by Gil Hoffman