When Israelis vote next week it will be their sixth general election since Palestinians last had the chance to cast ballots in parliamentary polls more than 13 years ago. Whether in Ramallah, Nablus or Gaza, 30-year-old Palestinians have never had the opportunity to choose their leadership. In the Palestinian territories, where unemployment is around 30 percent, a combination of factional rivalries, infighting and Israeli restrictions mean no elections have been held since 2006. Following a 2007 split, two governments effectively rule separate territories — with President Mahmud Abbas leading the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority and the Islamist terror group Hamas in control in Gaza.