Hezbollah MP Ali Fayyad arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Representatives of several Lebanese political parties met Wednesday to discuss a new electoral law to govern May's parliamentary elections.The FPM, Amal, Kataeb and Hezbollah have been pressing for conducting the elections based on a proportional representation, while the Future, Lebanese Forces and Progressive Socialist Party have been calling for a hybrid vote law that includes provisions from the majoritarian and proportional systems.However, PSP chief Walid Jumblatt recently said that he now opposes a hybrid vote law, and prefers a majoritarian system.
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