A woman votes in Beirut, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Voters in the Mount Lebanon city of Aley headed to polling stations for parliamentary elections Sunday morning, amid tight security and a calm atmosphere in the heartland of Lebanon's Druze sect.Early morning voting went smoothly with limited traffic, with polling station heads readying for an expected increase in voter turnout for the afternoon. Outside a voting center at a public high school, just one electoral tent was erected, set up by Progressive Socialist Party representatives.Traffic outside each polling station varied, with some seeing long lines of voters and others with none.Despite a palpable rivalry between supporters of the Lebanese Forces and the Free Patriotic Movement, there was a friendly atmosphere among the voters.Speaking from a polling station cramped with five eager voters, the polling station head said the main issue they were facing was the tight quarters.
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