MTV projected Lebanese Forces candidate Dr. Fadi karam as the winner in today’s by-elections. The station also predicted that karam will win anywhere between 1000 to 2000 votes over the nearest competitor.
Koura’s parliamentary by-elections to fill the Greek-Orthodox seat vacated by the late Lebanese Forces bloc MP Farid Habib who died last May kicked off on Sunday morning . the polls closed at 7:pm local time.
Voter turnout was estimated to be between 47 percent.