In recent years, Arab citizens of Israel have been seeking a more influential seat at the national table. As Israel holds its fourth election in less than two years, Arab voters are being courted by politicians; Jewish-led parties across the political spectrum are adding Arab candidates; new Arab-led parties are forming; and the Joint List, which has represented most Arab voters for years, has splintered.
Who represents the political voice for Arab citizens of Israel? What are the concerns of Arab voters, and what is their vision for political participation in the Jewish and democratic state? Are Jewish voters ready to include Arab citizens in the national political arena.
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