Why does it take a ton of time to cast a paper ballot? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jennie
    • 23.01.13 | 09:10 (IST)

    My understanding of these elections (and please coprrect me if I am wrong) is that the electoral system is purely proprtional by party so all a voter has to do is check the box for his/her preferred party for the Knesset. One further question do you hold elections for local government simultaneously with national elections. I really like the idea of a national holiday on election day - makes getting to the polls much easier than if it has to be fitted in around work.

    from the article: New immigrants thrilled to cast ballots in Israel, despite 'primitive' voting mechanism
    First published 08:25 23.01.13 | Last updated 22:25 22.01.13
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