In the April elections, fewer than half of Arab citizens of Israel cast ballots -- around 49 percent -- compared to 63 percent in the 2015 national election.

Dr. Thabet Abu Rass, co-executive director of Abraham Initiatives, which works for coexistence and equality among Israel's Jewish and Arab citizens, told KAN's Naomi Segal that he sees a number of factors in the current campaign that could result in a higher voter turnout in the sector in Tuesday's election.