Election won’t derail plans for Jerusalem local vote

15.10.2012                      29.Tischrei. 5773

Innenpolitik:

Election won’t derail plans for Jerusalem local vote

Community council vote to go ahead on November 20, despite questions on holding local vote so close to national elections.

An article in the municipality’s charter prohibits community council elections from taking place within six months of national or city elections, in order to minimize party interference on a neighborhood level. A municipality spokeswoman said, however, the elections would take place as planned….