Elections banners in Jal al Dib, Monday, March 19, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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It's a coalition of Pharaon, the Lebanese Forces, Kataeb and Armenian party Ramgavar.On Pharaon's list, he is running for the Catholic seat, while MP Nadim Gemayel of Kataeb is seeking to keep the Maronite seat.LF candidates Riad Akel and Imad Wakim are running for the minorities and Orthodox seats, respectively. The Armenian candidates are Avedis Daksian and Elena Klonsian of Ramgavar, along with Carol Babakian and Jean Talouzian (Armenian Catholic).They will face a partially announced list from the Free Patriotic Movement, Tashnag and Future Movement MP Sebouh Kalpakian.The FPM is expected to fill the remaining four seats, with former minister Nicolas Sehnaoui directly confronting Pharaon for the Catholic seat.One week ago, the FPM announced two candidates for the Christian minority seat in Beirut I, Michel Hbeis and Tony Banu. The FPM is expected to announce a full slate of eight candidates, but lists do not have to be complete.
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