Holiday atmosphere as Arabs turn out to vote in municipal elections

23.10.2013                      19.Cheschwan.5774

Kommunalwahlen:

Holiday atmosphere as Arabs turn out to vote in municipal elections

Many families in sector press their members to vote for their favored candidates and crowds congregate in streets.

Municipal elections in Israeli Arab locales are the main event, as opposed to national elections, which draw a much lower turnout. The atmosphere in the Arab towns and villages yesterday was festive; families pressed their kin to come out and vote for their favorite candidates, and people congregated in the streets and outside of the voting stations….