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Voters headed to polling stations Sunday to elect a new lawmaker for Jezzine to succeed Michel Helou, who passed away in June 2014 .Free Patriotic Movement leader Gebran Bassil arrived in Jezzine after the elections ended, saying that the parliamentary by-elections was a clear message to the whole country.Change and Reform bloc leader Michel Aoun had called for voters to participate in the Jezzine elections en masse.Inside voting booths, voters filled out three ballots: one for the parliamentary by-elections, one for Jezzine's 18-members municipal council, and one for mukhtars.The Jezzine district, which has around 58,000 eligible voters, is represented in Parliament by three lawmakers: Two Maronites and one Melkite Catholic.Four candidates are running in the by-elections.
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