Arab Israeli voters 56% turnout defies expectations

25.01.2013                      14.Schwat. 5773

Knesset-Wahl:

Arab Israeli voters 56% turnout defies expectations

This is the first time since 2000 that there has been an increase from the sector.

Arab voter turnout on Tuesday increased by 3 percentage points over 2009 to reach 56 percent, according to statistics released by the Central Elections Committee.
This is the first time since 2000 that there has been an increase from the sector. Nevertheless, the three Arab parties maintained the total of 11 Knesset seats they won four years ago….