A woman votes in Ghobeiri, Sunday, May 15, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanese flocked to polling stations in Mount Lebanon Sunday in the second round of local elections, with many areas witnessing heated battles.Jounieh's electoral battle has proven convoluted and contentious, despite only two lists monopolizing the tight competition during the run-up."Jounieh's Dignity" candidate Sami Barji was confident that his group could win.Supported by the Kataeb Party, MP Michel Murr, and a number of local families, Kahaleh is heading the "Yes, Toward a Better Sin al-Fil" list against Shaoul's "Sin al-Fil Gathers Us" ticket, backed by the Lebanese Forces and Free Patriotic Movement.Sources said that some voters were selecting candidates individually instead of committing to complete lists.
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