Shibley Telhami

University of Maryland

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Shibley Telhami on KCRW

Israel is holding an election on Tuesday. Arabs make up about 20 percent of the Israeli population, but usually only a fraction vote in national elections.

In Israeli elections, why is voter turnout among Arab Israelis so low?

Israel is holding an election on Tuesday. Arabs make up about 20 percent of the Israeli population, but usually only a fraction vote in national elections.

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