#Elections2018: When Do Appeal Decisions Come Out?

Update : The Constitutional Council Thursday annulled the election of Tripoli MP Dima Jamali after her win was contested by unsuccessful candidate Taha Naji. All other appeals were dismissed. It's been eight months now since the 2018 general elections took place in Lebanon and the appeal decisions still did not come out. Legally speaking, the deadline set for the Constitutional Council to announce the results is vague but based on previous results, it shouldn't exceed…

We Should Apply The “MPs should not be named ministers” Rule Once and For All

We've been hearing for quite some time now about this "MPs should not be named ministers" rule and the latest one to support it was President Aoun who called for separation of Cabinet and Parliament posts. The rule has never been enforced before but I think it's high time we put it in place once and for all. Even more, I believe our government should be formed of technocrats capable of handling the needed reforms…
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Official Results of The 2018 Lebanese Parliamentary Elections & More

11 months ago
The official results were finally published online by the Interior Ministry, they included detailed results for every districts and every polling station. The results are all in PDF formats which sucks but fortunately there are ...
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Two Killed & Several Injured in Post-Elections Tensions

11 months ago
Elections are over, official results are out (or not yet?) and tensions are back on the streets whether in Beirut or in Choueifat. Yesterday a PSP supporter and Civil Defense volunteer called Alaa Abi Faraj ...
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Fraud or Miscalculation, There MUST Be a Recount of Votes in Beirut I

11 months ago
What happened with Joumana Haddad in Beirut I is something we have gotten used to unfortunately in past elections, and that we’re unable to change or challenge simply because those who are in charge are ...
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#Elections2018: Preliminiary Unofficial Results

11 months ago
These are the preliminary results I got so far. They’re not official yet (and incomplete) but they give you an indication on how the new parliament will look like. The turnout as you’ve all heard ...
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#Elections2018: I Had No One to Vote For, But I still Casted My Vote

11 months ago
I vote in Zahrani, which means I really didn’t have much of a choice today except voting for Berri or voting against Berri but it wouldn’t have made any difference. Still, I drove to my ...
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Huge Fight in One of the Polling Stations in Choueifat

11 months ago
There were several fights reported today, most of them in Zahle between Lebanese Forces members and Fattoush and Skaff but the worst fight till this hour took place inside one of the polling stations in ...
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A Remote Polling Station in Jbeil

11 months ago
Amid all the tensions in today’s elections, here’s a fun story for a change. Lebanonfiles shared earlier today a remote polling station that’s basically a small tent in the outskirts of Jbeil in the town ...
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Polling Station Employees Cast Vote, Over 35 Violations Reported by LADE

11 months ago
Polling station employees, including heads of stations and clerks, casted their votes yesterday in an early election. Once stations were closed at 7 PM, the ballot boxes were transferred to the Banque du Liban under ...
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