Jerusalem race gets close with low turnout worrying Barkat campaign

23.10.2013                      19.Cheschwan.5774

Jerusalem:

Jerusalem race gets close with low turnout worrying Barkat campaign

Tensions escalate in the capital as candidates urge residents to go out to vote; only 31% made it to the polls by 9pm.

Incumbent Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat and rival Moshe Lion took to the streets in a final push to get out their message and influence the vote in what turned out to be a particularly tight race….