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Israeli Arabs seek to influence outcome of vote

Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday, and with the race tightening, focus is turning to a long-forgotten group of voters: Israel's Arab population. 20% of the electorate are Palestinians with Israeli citizenship, but Arab turnout in Israeli elections has long been low due to widespread disenchantment.

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This time around, however, a recently established alliance of four smaller Arab parties has sparked hope among the Israeli Arab community that they now have something to vote for.

Programme prepared by Josh Vardey and Elise Duffau

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