According to every single analyst I read, Hamas won because the voters were fed up with Fatah's corruption and lack of concern with their welfare. Hamas scored points for their social welfare work and lack of corruption. Polls have consistantly shown the majority of Pals in favor of a peaceful two state solution. Rightwing Israelis can ignore those polls and the views of professional analysts all they want. They can do anything they want as long as they have such a fanatic ally in the White House.
EU's Tusk warns Turkey to cut refugee flow (Reuters)
from the article: In the heart of Palestinian consensus