After the party recorded a convincing win in the 2003 elections, Likud saw a major split in 2005 when Sharon left to form the Kadima party.
This resulted in Likud slumping to fourth place in the 2006 elections and losing 28 seats in the Knesset.
However, after ruling the country for most of the 1980s, the party lost the Knesset election in 1992.
Nevertheless, Likud's candidate Benjamin Netanyahu did win the vote for Prime Minister in 1996 and was given the task of forming a government after the 1996 elections.
Netanyahu's government fell apart after a vote of no confidence, which led to elections being called in 1999 and Likud losing power to the One Israel coalition led by Ehud Barak.
In 2001, Likud's Ariel Sharon, who replaced Netanyahu following the 1999 election, defeated Barak in an election called by the Prime Minister following his resignation.
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it was founded in 1973 by Menachem Begin and Ariel Sharon in an alliance with several right-wing parties.
Following the 2009 elections, Likud was able to gain 15 seats, and, with Netanyahu back in control of the party, formed a coalition with fellow right-wing parties Yisrael Beiteinu and Shas to take control of the government from Kadima, which earned a plurality, but not a majority.
Netanyahu has been Prime Minister since and Likud has been the leading vote-getter in each election.
Likud was reelected with a significantly reduced mandate in 1981.