I agree it was a mistake, but when you push for an election you don’t subsequently attempt to rig it to determine an outcome to your liking .. This is how Hillary feels about Democracy ..
“I do not think we should have pushed for an election in the Palestinian territories. I think that was a big mistake,” said Sen. Clinton. “And if we were going to push for an election, then we should have made sure that we did something to determine who was going to win.”
2006 Audio Emerges of Hillary Clinton Proposing Rigging Palestine Election
Unearthed tape captures then Senate candidate musing that US should have ‘done something’