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Hezbollah appears to have emerged as a big loser from last month's municipal elections and it needs to reconsider its positions and performance if it wants to maintain its power base, given the alarming messages sent by the results of the local council vote, Western diplomatic sources said.Analysts said the outcome of municipal elections across Lebanon has shown that the political elite, which has been controlling political life since the country's independence in 1943, has emerged as the biggest loser from the vote.Abou Zeid said that he did not see major political change coming anytime soon as a result of the municipal elections.Abou Zeid pointed out that the municipal polls had led to a new realignment of political powers that would affect parliamentary elections.Abou Zeid said that the election results have proved that citizens are ready to change their political views as a means of expressing their discontent with the political elite.
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