Little change likely in Jordan's first election since Arab Spring
The parliamentary election has lost much of its legitimacy due to party boycotts and still doesn't address the complaints of Jordan's populace.
The Jordanian election to take place on Wednesday will be less exciting and less fateful than Egypt or Israel's recent elections. Some 2.5 million registered voters will select 150 members of parliament - a legislative body that still can't freely pass legislation and can be dispersed by royal decree. Moreover, this election - the first in Jordan since the Arab Spring - shows little sign of changing...
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