A woman shows her inked finger in Beirut, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Mario Jouni said he never cared about voting before Sunday's elections because he never felt his vote had counted.Jouni – not his real name – said he voted for one of the new independent parties.The Christian-majority area was billed as having the highest prospect for an independent breakthrough, though Jouni voted just a few kilometers down the road, in the predominantly Muslim Beirut II – where heavyweight Future Movement led by Prime Minister Saad Hariri battled Hezbollah-Amal candidates.Sunday's parliamentary elections were the first in nine years – after MPs extended their terms three times in a row.The independent coalition fielded 66 candidates in nine lists across the country.
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