Hamas wins student council election at Bir Zeit University

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Hamas wins student council election at Bir Zeit University
Last week, the Hamas-affiliated Islamic Bloc won in the elections for the student council at An-Najah University in Nablus, the largest Palestinian university in the West Bank.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

For the second year in a row, Hamas on Wednesday won in the elections for the Bir Zeit University student council. The Hamas-affiliated Islamic Bloc won 25 of the council’s 51 seats, as opposed to 20 for the ruling Fatah faction, The Martyr Yasser Arafat Bloc. Student lists affiliated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and other factions won 6 seats.

Voter turnout was 77% of the 12,163 registered voters on campus. The Islamic Bloc received 4,481 votes, while The Martyr Yasser Arafat Bloc got 3,539 votes. It was the second victory for Hamas in university elections in the West Bank.

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