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Wake-Up Palestine: Phase 2 of Local Elections

Jerusalem24 – Last December of 2021, Central Election Commission announced the results of the first phase of the Palestinian Local Elections. Those are the elections for localities in the Palestinian territories, ranging from village councils to municipalities.

The first phase of elections saw a turnout of over 66% of the 405,687 eligible voters in 154 localities.

Earlier this week, the CEC announced that the preliminary register of electoral lists for the second and final phase of the local elections scheduled for March 26, 259 electoral lists will be competing in 73 West Bank localities out of a total of 101 localities.

In this episode of Wake-Up Palestine, Fareed Taamallah speaks about the different challenges of organizing and preparing the second phase of the Palestinian local elections.


Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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