The first general elections that took place, in January 1996, in the territories of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), marked a significant step in the political development of the emerging Palestinian entity. This article examines the attitudes of Palestinians toward the elections, the structure and organization of those elections, the actual conduct of the electoral process, and the problems encountered therein. It goes on to analyze the electoral results and the factors that shaped voter behavior.
|Number of pages
|The Middle East Journal
|Published - Sep 1996
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Sociology and Political Science