Israeli President Urges Citizens to Vote

Ad Feedback - JERUSALEM, Israel - On Monday evening, President Shimon Peres urged Israeli citizens to go to vote in Tuesday's general election.

"Going to the polls tomorrow is doubly important," Peres said.

"The significance lies not only in the right to choose the people who will stand at the head of our country and who will be responsible for its future, but also in the duty of every citizen to vote on behalf of the state, which is the only true democracy in the Middle East," he said.

On Tuesday, 9,263 polling stations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Israeli citizens eligible to vote in Tuesday's elections number 5,278,985.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

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