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Orthodox politicians have revived a 2011 proposal for a sectarian-based electoral law, local media reported Saturday.The re-emergence of the Orthodox Gathering electoral law comes as politicians vie to reach an agreement on a new electoral law to govern the next parliamentary elections, which are scheduled for May 2017 .Lebanese parties are divided between adopting a proportional vote law, or a hybrid electoral law that includes aspects of the proportional and winner-take-all systems. Future bloc MP Hadi Hobeish said earlier in December that the Future Movement, Lebanese Forces and Progressive Socialist Party had agreed on a hybrid law blending both proportional and simple majority systems.
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