The United Arab List expressed disappointment Sunday after the printer of election slips was revealed to be in Karnei Shomron, a settlement in Samaria. “It’s long been clear that the Netanyahu government is the settlement government,” the List’s spokeswoman said. “Are there not enough printers inside the Green Line?” The Central Election Committee confirmed that Israphot Ltd. won the tender to print the slips of paper on which parties’ names and letters representing them are printed and that it is the sole such printer. “They’re Israeli; there’s an Israeli flag there,” a committee spokesman said of the printer.
Religious-Zionist news site Srugim posted a video on Sunday of all 26 party names being printed on one sheet of paper, which later will be cut and sent to polling places.
Peace Now Secretary-General Yariv Oppenheim said that only in this case does the end – an election – justify the means of using a product of a settlement.