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    Ayalon and Barak prepare for the next round

    The countdown in on as former Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Knesset member Ami Ayalon prepare for the second round of elections for Labor Party chairman after failing to receive more than the 40 minimum bar. Barak led with a 36.5% vote, Ayalon came in second with 30.6% and Defense Minister Amir Peretz with 22.4%.In the next two weeks specualtion will surround the two main candidates, on whether they will join forces with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert or attempt to topple him.05/29/07