In the State of New York what happens is the represetatives of boonies, Upstete and West New Yor,, who are often a little more conservative than the Big Apple don't always go along with ideas of the more liberal big city. That often leave he New York Metro area without the neededvotes it sponsors for progressive legislation. Other state in the US with he same sort of bannce experience the same problems., Better liss, whrere the parites can work out their differences in coalitions.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: If Israel had direct elections