Supporters of the Free Patriotic Movement carries a picture of FPM leader Michel Aoun during a protest in Downtown Beirut, Thursday, July 9, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Azakir)
The Daily Star previously reported that three women were included in the FPM candidates, in fact only two women were put forward. The Daily Star regrets this error.
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The Free Patriotic Movement Friday announced 46 candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections, in a press conference not carried by any of Lebanon's major TV networks.The announcement was made by Roumel Saber, FPM's deputy head for administrative affairs, who said that FPM would announce its allies and complete parliamentary lists on March 24 .FPM is currently represented by 18 MPs in Parliament.According to local news channel MTV, the party's candidates for the 2018 elections, scheduled for May 6, are:Note: The Sidon-Jezzine electoral district has three Christian seats, while MTV's reporting suggests FPM have nominated four candidates for those seats.
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