Opt for a uniform: polls already opened in some bases

צילום ארכיון: “במחנה”

Dozens of officers and soldiers who will be prevented from voting on the day of the official selector
Due to operational activities, has been voted in double envelopes. The IDF deployed 750 polling stations
Overall, bases and outposts.

תאריך: 20/01/2013, 11:47    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Israel election officially open only on Tuesday, but the IDF has already begun to vote: last night (Saturday) opened the first cards in Israel, the Tel Aviv campus, where vote dozens of officers and soldiers who will be prevented from voting on Tuesday, due to operational activity.

The Israeli elections are held according to the election law that allows the opening of polling stations early as 72 hours before the official opening. During today and tomorrow will begin where the polling stations and vote. Today the Navy men too voted in Haifa and Ashdod and Sayeret Matkal commandos, and outright vote tomorrow bound Jordan Valley.

The IDF deployed a total of approximately 750 polling stations. About 4,000 soldiers to operate the igweiso polling stations during election day, when each ballot Committee have cards that consists of compulsory soldiers.

Opt for a uniform: polls already opened in some bases

Also, the election has already started. Photo: Omar, דו”ץ.

The Israeli elections are conducted manually when the voting was lowered down from orbit goes into another envelope (peat) that includes the name of the soldier and details to make sure that no soldier don’t vote twice, in their place of residence. According to procedures, in order to vote are required to get insurance, certificate or identification card. Also the reserve recruits soldiers can vote
Even the soldiers held in prison.

After the polls closed, votes are transferred to Jerusalem, where they run and tell successively. The civilian Committee to check against the population there are no duplicate votes and then transferred the notes to information grinding in order to maintain anonymity. From the votes in the previous election, indicate that the voting pattern among soldiers is similar to that of the citizens, since only about 62 percent of the soldiers arrive at the military polling stations. However it should be noted that this figure does not include those soldiers who voted in civilian polling places, places of residence, thus it is assumed that the percentage of voters among soldiers is higher than the percentage of voters among the civilians.

Translated from Hebrew