Here Is The Full List Of All Women Who Won In Lebanon’s Elections In 2022

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The Minister of Interior, Bassam Al-Mawlawi, officially announced the results of the parliamentary elections in which 1,043 candidates competed for seats of power.

Women’s participation was remarkable this time, with an initial number of 155, making up nearly 15% of the sum of contestants. However, 113 of them remained in the race till the end.

Disappointingly, despite surveys stating that 89% of Lebanese voters are more likely to vote for a female candidate, and the notable number of more women than men voting in areas like Beirut II, only 8 women succeeded to secure seats in the parliament.

This means an increase of only 2 seats from the previous parliament, knowing that the Lebanese parliament consists of 128 seats.

6.25% is the percentage of women’s representation in the new Lebanese Legislative Parliament. The proportion is low and weak, according to observers and analysts.

However, 4 out of the 8 women now elected represent the forces of change.

Here are the results:

NameSectElectoral List District
Halima Ibrahim QaaqourSunniUnited For Change (Communists)Mount Lebanon IV (Aley-Chouf)
Najat Khattar AounMaroniteUnited For Change (Communists)Mount Lebanon IV (Aley-Chouf)
Paula YacoubianArmenian OrthodoxLi Watani (Communists)Beirut I
Cynthia Fadi ZarazeerMinoritiesLi Watani (Communists)Beirut I
Inaya EzzedineShiaHope and Loyalty (Amal & Hezbollah)South II (Zahrany-Tyre)
Nada BoustanyMaroniteWe Were and Will Remain (FPM & Hezbollah)Mount Lebanon I (Keserwan – Jbeil)
Sethrida Tawk GeageaMaroniteThe Pulse of the Strong Republic (LF)North III (Bchare – Zgharta – Batroun – Koura)
Ghada Ayoub Greek CatholicOur Unity in Saida and JezzineSouth I (Saida – Jezzine)

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The New Female Members Of The Lebanese Parliament.

Related: New Survey: 89% Of Lebanese Voters Are More Likely To Vote For A Female Candidate.

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Here Is The Full List Of All Women Who Won In Lebanon's Elections In 2022

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