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  • The CEC publishes detailed results of the 2017 local elections      16/05/2017

    The 2017 local council elections were conducted in 145 localities across the West Bank where lists competed for 1552 total council seats. The preliminary results came as follows:

    1. Lists results according to their partisan affiliation:  Independent lists obtained 65% of contested seats, Fatah lists obtained 27.6%, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine obtained 2.77%, lists formed of coalition of parties obtained 2.77%, the Palestinian National Initiative lists obtained 0.58%, the Palestinian Democratic Union obtained 0.45%, the Democratic Coalition obtained 0.32%, the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front obtained 0.26%, the Palestinian People Party obtained 0.19% of the total number of seats.

    According to gender: winning female candidates formed 19.8% of the total winning candidates whereas, the percentage of winning male candidates reached 80.2%.

    According to age group: winning candidates from the age group of 25-35 formed 16.5% of the total number of winning candidates. Winning candidates from the age group of 36-45 formed 25%. Winning candidates from the age group of 46-55 formed 33.8% and winning candidates above the age of 55 formed 24.7%.

    As for the 181 localities which won by acclamation a total of 1683 council seats, the results came as follows:

    According to lists party affiliation: Independent lists won 11.6% of seats, Fatah lists won 74.9%, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine won 0.65%, Coalition of parties lists won 12.9% of the total council seats.

    According to gender: winning female candidates formed 22.4% of the total number of winning candidates, whereas the percentage of winning male candidates reached 77.6%.

    According to age group: winning candidates from the age group of 25-35 formed 25.1% of the total number of winning candidates. Winning candidates from the age group of 36-45 formed 28.7%. Winning candidates from the age group of 46-55 formed 29.4% and winning candidates above the age of 55 formed 16.8%.


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