A woman votes in elections at Beirut's Order of Engineers, Sunday, March 4, 2018. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Elections results at Beirut's Order of Engineers were announced Monday, with established parties taking all five seats that were up for grabs on the 16-member council.Free Patriotic Movement-backed candidate Elie Khoury won the race to represent the order's department of architects with 2,769 votes, while Future Movement candidate Amir Ashour won representation of the public sector engineers' department with 2,564 votes.The three general council seats, which are unaffiliated to any department, were won by Amal Movement candidate Ali Hinawi with 2,694 votes, Progressive Socialist Party candidate Firas Bou Diab with 2,684 votes and FPM candidate Jean-Pierre Jaber with 2,675 votes.
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