LBCI Home Latest News Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link The candidate who ran without a platform to avoid accountability, Michel Elias El-Murr, was just elected as a minister in the Lebanese parliament. Michel Elias El-Murr won the Orthodox parliamentary seat in the Northern Matn district, which was occupied by his late grandfather Michel Murr for decades until his death. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Michel Elias Murr (@michel.elias.murr) As commonly seen in Lebanon, it was a transition from grandfather to grandson or what is known as “political inheritance” where a person is elected de facto for a seat of power in parliament for being the offspring of a politician. Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media - contribute today! Become a Patron!