MP Sami Gemayel cast his vote for Kataeb party president at the Kataeb headquarters in Saifi on Sunday, June 14,2015.(The Daily Star/ Mohammad Azakir)
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Following is a breakdown of the milestones that shaped MP Sami Gemayel's political career.Political rise: Sami's political involvement began in 1999, when he played a significant role in establishing the Kataeb Base, a group of students focused on ending Syrian occupation.Parliament: Sami is currently a member of the Lebanese Parliament, after his election to the Maronite seat representing the North Metn constituency in June of 2009 . Chief of the Kataeb Party: Sami announced earlier this month that he would run for the Kataeb Party's presidency, shortly after his father announced that he would not seek another term. Sami was elected as the party's chief on June 15, winning 339 of 400 votes.
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