Election won’t derail plans for Jerusalem local vote
October 15, 2012 01:49
Community council elections in Jerusalem will go ahead as planned on November
20, despite questions about whether to hold local the vote so close to national
elections, a Jerusalem municipal spokeswoman said on Sunday.
in the municipality’s charter prohibits community council elections from taking
place within six months of national or city elections, in order to minimize
party interference on a neighborhood level. A municipality spokeswoman said,
however, the elections would take place as planned.