Month: May 2016

Total 26 Posts

Mount Lebanon municipal election overview

Thousands of residents cast their vote in the second phase of Lebanon’s municipal elections on Sunday. Voter turnout was marked at 56%, almost 35% higher than the previous polls held last week in Beirut alone. Although Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnouk announced that the security situation was completely under control and

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10 major municipal election violations as documented by activists in Beirut, East Lebanon

Shortly after polls closed for Beirut and east Lebanon’s municipal and mukhtar elections, the [preliminary] results came in with the Byerte list winning Beirut, and Hezbollah securing a victory in Baalbeck. According to LADE (the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections), 647 electoral violations were reported between Sunday and Monday in

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