Rival Palestinian groups have agreed to hold presidential and legislative elections by January 2010. There are, however, disagreements as to what kind of government would prepare for the polls. The groups also disagree on an electoral law and whether it would be based on proportional representation or constituencies.
Read: Alertnet, “Palestinian groups agree to hold elections by January,” 15 March 2009, http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LF200268.htm.
Read: Alertnet, “Palestinian groups deadlocked over unity government ,” 15 March 2009, http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LF93014.htm.