| March 14-backed candidates swept elections of the Order of Engineers in north Lebanon's Tripoli Saturday.
Nineteen out of the 20 seats of the Order's branch councils were won by the list supported by the Lebanese Forces, Free Patriotic Movement, Future Movement and Jamaa Islamiya.
They won the majority of seats in the civil engineering and architectural councils, as well as the staff branch and the contractor and agricultural branch.
From a total of 10,500 registered engineers in the north, 1,181 voted in the elections.
The competing list, which gained only one seat, was supported by the Marada Movement, Communist Party, Syrian Social Nationalist Party, Azzim Movement, President Karami Movement and Istiqlal Movement.
Saturday's ballot boxes opened at 9:30 a.m. and closed at 4 p.m. at the Order's headquarters in Tripoli.
Those elected in the branch councils are now eligible to run for membership on the Order's council.