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Israel Election: Arab Voters Will Decide if the Far-right Wins Power

For the first time, an Arab party can present its successes as part of the government ahead of an election. But in the case of the United Arab List, there's no guarantee that it will bring in voters

Jack Khoury
Jack Khoury
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Jack Khoury
Jack Khoury

The upcoming elections for the 25th Knesset will be one of the most fascinating for Israel's Arab community. In the past, it was the Arab parties who would compete against each other for Arab votes in the opposition – and against the Zionist parties, who saw the Arab public as a potential voting pool. Alongside these parties was another, well-known force in the political world of Arabs in Israel: indifference and apathy toward elections.

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