Municipal election in Kfar Sir, south Lebanon postponed after candidates withdrew

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Kfar sir lebanon, mapThe municipal elections in the town of Kfar Seer in the governorate of Nabatieh, have been postponedInterior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq announced on Sunday .

“We have postponed the elections in Kfar Seer because the majority of the candidates have withdrawn their nominations,” Mashnouq said.

Prominent figures in Kfar Seer called on people to boycott the elections over what they said was pressure exerted on voters.

The municipal council of Kfar Seer is formed of 15 members.

Assessing Sunday’s election process, Mashnouq described it as excellent, he said “The conditions are excellent so far in all the polling stations and in all regions,” but did not rule out some attempts to bribe voters.

“The bribery attempts (to win votes) in the south are very limited. There is only one incident that has been recorded,” he remarked.

Municipal elections in the South and Nabatieh kicked off on Sunday.

The first round started in Beirut and Baalbek-al-Hermel on May 8. The second round was held in Mount Lebanon on May 15.

The last round will be held in the North and Akkar on May 29

 

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2 responses to “Municipal election in Kfar Sir, south Lebanon postponed after candidates withdrew”

  1. 5thDrawer Avatar
    5thDrawer

    Hahahahaha … What ALL ‘the little people’ are saying, is MADINATI !! … IF they are bothering to vote at all.
    ‘We’re MAD and we’re not going to listen to your garbage any more.’
    When even ‘theoretical candidates’ begin to boycott, you KNOW there’s a real problem.

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