Counting the Votes
Counting the VotesPicture: Kobi Richter

At 10pm Israel (4:00pmEST) Eleven thousand ballot boxes in 251 municipalities throughout Israel closed. 3.6 million Israeli citizens came to the polls to vote in local municipal elections today.

Voter participation rate stands at 55%, a 10% increase from voter participation in the 2013 local elections

Elections ballots
Elections ballotsFlash 90