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Unprecedented Election Choices

Israel appears poised to embark on a two-week period unprecedented in its political history.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/old_stories/article/unprecedented_election_choices_19990514

While Israel reformed its formerly British-based system to allow for the direct election of the prime minister for the first time in the 1996 elections, it has still retained much of the British doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty.

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