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Drawing on past lessons, Hamas submits inclusive electoral list

Just hours ahead of the deadline to register electoral lists for the Palestinian legislative elections set for May 22, Hamas presented a list of 132 candidates representing the Gaza Strip, West Bank and Jerusalem.
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While the majority of the Palestinian factions have registered their electoral lists for the legislative elections slated for May 22, Hamas waited for March 29 to submit its list.

The list included 132 candidates from the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Jerusalem, including Hamas leaders, representatives of trade unions, women, young people, academics, prisoners in Israeli jails and others in exile.

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