Municipal elections: A vote for apathy and a nod to corruption
Anyone who has been charged with corruption, whether on the local or the national level cannot be given a pass on the basis of a technicality or ulterior considerations.
There is a negative correlation between Knesset and municipal elections. In the former, issues of dire importance are on the agenda - peace and security, society and economy, religion and state. But despite the gravity of the issues, the voters' influence is limited: They are stripped of their power. It is given to the elected representatives, who cut deals among themselves. On the other...
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