Expat Americans in Israel voting in the midterm U.S. congressional elections numbered 30,000, or 18 percent of those eligible to vote, according to a group that encourages such voting.
Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded for supporters to vote at the last minute as Israelis voted in surprisingly high numbers. Exit polls say a shock result could be brewing.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: All across the land, voters turned out on Election Day. A few, anyway. With turnout so low, it’s time to dust off a provocative idea: mandatory voting.