Pro-government candidates have strengthened their hold on Jordan’s parliament.
Most of the 150 seats went to independent candidates who rely on family and tribal allegiances.
The growth of tribalism in the politics of Jordan has stunted the growth of national parties.
The Muslim Brotherhood-led opposition boycotted Wednesday’s vote saying it was biased against them.
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