Voting stations close as councils begin to tally results of low-turnout local elections

As of 10 p.m., voting stations across Israel have closed and the municipal elections have come to an end with a voter turnout just shy of 50 percent.

In total, 49% of eligible voters cast ballots in the municipal elections, down from 56% in 2018.

The votes will now be counted, and results from smaller communities are expected to be released within just a few hours, while larger towns and cities will have a clearer picture towards the early hours of the morning.

The final results will not be immediately clear, however, due to the high number of IDF soldiers and reservists voting at military polling stations around the country.

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