22.06.2011 20.Siwan, 5771
Channel 2 reports a fourth of some 60,000 forms received came from Arab, Druse sectors; many were unaware they had been signed up for the party.
A fourth of some 60,000 membership forms received in Labor’s membership drive came from the Arab and Druse sectors, including many people who had no idea that someone signed them up for the party, Channel 2 reported on Tuesday night.
The report cited several Arab and Druse towns in which the number of new Labor members by far exceeded the number of Labor voters. For instance, in Hura, a Beduin village northeast of Beersheba, there are 136 Labor members but only six people who voted for the party….