Voter turnout over 50 percent in some Negev towns
Published Tuesday 22/10/2013 23:06
NEGEV (Ma'an) -- Voter turnout was recorded at over 50 percent in Arab towns in the Israeli Negev area in elections on Tuesday.
The town of Kasif had the highest turnout with 74 percent of 6,765 eligible voters followed by Shaqib al-Salam, which had a turnout of 72 percent out of 3,945 eligible voters.
Tal al-Sabe had the lowest turnout in the Negev towns with 58 percent of 7,714 eligible voters.
The total turnout was recorded at 32.7 percent by 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Polls were set to close at 10 p.m.