1,043 Candidates For The 2022 Elections, Only 15% Are Women

The number of candidates running for the 2022 parliamentary elections is officially 1,043 candidates, versus 976 candidates in the 2018 elections. Out of these 1,043 candidates, only 155 are women. The youngest candidate is 26-year old female candidate running in the Matn district. Other interesting stats include the number of candidates per district, with 174 candidates running in Beirut's first & second district only. 141 candidates are running in North Lebanon's second district which includes…

No Budget For Lebanon’s Supervisory Commission For Elections

During the 2018 elections, over 7000 violations were recorded by LADE including volunteers intervening in the voting process, votes being moved out from ballot boxes, bribes, and over 200 cases of intimidation or coercion on electors. Add to that the media violations that are still pending at the publications courts since 2018. More violations are expected in the upcoming 2022 elections and to make things worse, the supervisory commission for elections doesn't have a budget…
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#Elections2022: Make Sure You CAN Vote

4 months ago
The Interior Minister, Prime Minister & President of the Republic have officially signed the decree inviting the electoral bodies to elect members of the Parliament on Sunday May 15th 2022. This means that elections are ...
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Lebanon Interior Minister Sets Parliamentary Elections Date on May 15,2022

4 months ago
Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi signed a decree earlier today inviting the electoral bodies to elect members of the Parliament on Sunday May 15th 2022. This date will be for those residing in Lebanon while expats ...
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#Elections2022: Register NOW, Complain LATER!

6 months ago
Around 150K expats have registered so far to vote for the 2022 elections with only 5 days left. The number constitutes around 15% of the total expats eligible to vote, which is a very low ...
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#Elections2022: Lebanese Expats Registration Breakdown by Continent

6 months ago
LBCI has been following up very closely on the registration of Lebanese expats for the 2022 elections and the latest update is that we have 127K registrations till today! Here’s the breakdown by continent: – ...
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#YallaRegister: 100K Lebanese Expats Have Registered So Far!

6 months ago
The voter registration for the 2022 elections was open on October 1st 2021 and we just crossed the 100K registrations milestone today, which is higher than the 2018 elections but still relatively low. I was ...
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President Aoun Offers Unconvincing Reasons To Return Amended Electoral Law

7 months ago
The Lebanese parliament agreed to cancel the unjust 6 diaspora seats and set an earlier date for the 2022 elections on the 27th of March, instead of holding them during May. However, the president has ...
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Proposal Dropped for a Women’s Quota in The 2022 Lebanon Elections

7 months ago
The Lebanese parliament could not be bothered today to allocate more than two minutes to discuss a women’s quota in the upcoming 2022 elections. The proposal to amend Article 2 of the electoral law which ...
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#Elections2022: Same Nationality, Same Rights!

7 months ago
The online registration for Lebanese expats begun a week ago, but it’s still not clear whether expats will have the right to vote in their respective electoral districts or be restricted to only 6 seats. ...
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