Vote counters open ballot boxes and being the process of tallying the results of Lebanon's 2018 election. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon's top officials voted in the morning, with Aoun casting his ballot amid heavy security at a polling station in southern Beirut's Haret Hreik district just before 10:30 a.m.More than 580 candidates, spread over 77 lists, are competing across 15 districts to win spots in Lebanon's 128-seat Parliament.Voters in the Baalbeck town of Deir al-Ahmar complained of disorganized polling stations there, saying that they had to wait for hours to vote. A voter said that she decided to leave without casting a ballot, because of the slow voting process. A first-time voter in Aley, who chose to remain anonymous, said she felt proud to cast her ballot.In preparation for the vote, polling station employees across Lebanon had distributed nearly 6,800 ballot boxes to around 13,500 polling station officials by Saturday morning, according to the Interior Ministry.
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