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Lebanon Elections 2009 Summary

Election Day in Lebanon: Carter Center Observers
Monitor Polling Sites

June 17, 2009

A multinational Carter Center delegation observed Lebanon's June 7 parliamentary elections, monitoring polling sites throughout the country's 25 qadas (districts). Led by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former Yemini Prime Minister Abdulkareem Al-Eryani, the 60 member delegation included elected officials, electoral and human rights experts, regional specialists, and political and civic leaders from more than 20 countries in North America, Africa, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East.

This wrap-up video captures the Carter Center's work in Lebanon on election day, showing what it was like for observers on the ground, with commentary by Carter Center Democracy Program Director David Carroll.