Any party can send observers to any polling place in the country. In this year’s election, Likud observers were caught with hidden cameras in several mostly Arab areas.
“I would like to thank our heroic people,” Odeh told supporters shortly after the exit polls were published.
According to recent surveys, Arab turnout is expected to decline to little over 50% on Tuesday, similar to the average turnout preceding the establishment of the Joint List.
Ofer Kassif, the outspoken Jewish candidate on Hadash’s list for the Knesset, intends to challenge the dialogue in the country.
“Among the younger Arab population, mostly first-time voters, 60% aren’t intending to vote. Among the older generations, over 35 years old, 60-65% said they would vote.”
Meretz boasts about getting Ben Ari out of the running.
High Court votes in favor of Kassif, who will run in the communist Hadash party's third, “Jewish” slot.
With its decision, the High Court essentially followed the recommendations of Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, while overruling several decisions of the Central Elections Committee.
Kassif’s lawyer: Comments about attacks on IDF soldiers ‘philosophical,’ not supporting terror.
Lawyer for Ofer Kassif, Knesset candidate for Israel's communist party, says Kassif did not call for actual terror attacks against IDF soldiers.