Khaled Shehab gestures as he attends the elections in Beirut, Sunday, April 6, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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A consensus list brokered between rival candidates determined the results of the Order of Engineers elections Sunday in Beirut, while the March 14 coalition emerged triumphant at the order's Tripoli branch.In Beirut, Future Movement candidate Khaled Shehab was elected as head of the order with 5,081 votes. Candidates from the Progressive Socialist Party, who had initially sided with March 8 candidates before the consensus list was formed, pulled their names out of the elections.Marios Beaini from the Lebanese Forces was elected the head of the Tripoli Order of Engineers with 855 votes.The NNA reported that 1,852 engineers in Tripoli participated in the elections out of the 6,470 who were eligible to vote.
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