Lebanese parliamentary elections… 14% voter turnout

The Lebanese Ministry of the Interior specified that the electoral participation, in the morning period, amounted to 14 percent, knowing that about 4 million voters have the right to vote, distributed in 15 electoral districts.

Earlier, the Operations Room of the Ministry of the Interior reported that the voting percentage in all Lebanese territories was 1.67%.

Meanwhile, the army stepped up its deployment to secure polling stations.

However, media reports said that Hezbollah and Amal Movement supporters attacked a tent belonging to the Lebanese Forces in Jezzine, southern Lebanon.

Disputes also broke out between Hezbollah and Hezbollah supporters in Zahle, the Bekaa Valley, in eastern Lebanon.

Voting is organized in accordance with the proportionality law, based on so-called “closed regulations”.

Boycott the Future Movement; Led by Saad Hariri, the elections take place in the midst of a political and economic crisis.

Lebanese President Michel Aoun called on his citizens to intensify participation in parliamentary elections, stressing the need to vote for those who serve the country.

After casting his vote, Aoun said: “Voting in the elections is the duty of every Lebanese citizen.”

This happened while he was casting his vote in the electoral process at a polling station.

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati also praised the preparations, which he described as good, for the parliamentary elections.

Speaking exclusively to Sky News Arabia, Mikati praised the efforts of all parties involved in these preparations.

In his statement to Sky News Arabia after voting in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Mikati said that the voting process in the Lebanese parliamentary elections is going well so far.

The polls will remain open until 7 p.m. local time, after which the vote-counting process will begin, knowing that overseas voters have already cast their ballots, with a 60 percent turnout.

Final results are likely to be announced the following day.

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