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  3/5/2014, Adar Bet 3, 5774

Will Small Parties Be Cut From Council Representation?

A bill to raise the electorate threshold for elections passed a preliminary reading in the Knesset on Wednesday. The law is for local city council parties. Member of Knesset Moshe Gafni (United Torah Judaism) blasted the bill, stating that if only larger parties are represented on city councils, then minority groups would not have any representation.