The IDF conducted for picking: 750 polling stations will be deployed in various bases

צילום אילוסטרציה: “במחנה”

The soldiers can vote about 72 hours before the election.
Care centers in an effort to allow a vote: fighters operational, reserve soldiers, divers and held in a military prison.

תאריך: 31/12/2012, 13:21    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

The IDF conducted the general election will be 19th in less than three weeks. During the election day will be able to vote even on different bases, significant effort is shbta to allow voting from anywhere – even the fighters during operational activity.

Col. avi barouh, responsible care to move election day, noting that “because no joke a day off and a potential overload of operational and other also, the law allows soldiers to vote at polling stations 72 hours before the Club official, said. “Therefore, from Saturday of that week we’ll deploy about 50 polling stations throughout the country.

In an interview with GAL explained Col. Baruch that Israel Defense Forces deployed approximately 750 polling stations. “We also have
Mobile polling stations, that every soldier and every viewpoint, and fixed polling stations.
Chief, Benny Gantz, strict adherence to balance himself on the need to reach every soldier out of
The assumption that the soldiers would not leave home and they continue to serve the country even today. ”
Explained.

About 4,000 soldiers to operate the igweiso polling stations during election day: “every ballot has the cards Committee composed of soldiers. Not that officer presence cards may affect the way you vote–and let’s not forget that most of the soldiers first realizes their democratic vote. “

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 the Committee concentrated on the check against the civilian 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

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