Tuesday, March 10, 2009

The Lebanese Electoral System

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), for whom I am the Communication Associate, has just released a briefing paper explaining and outlining the Lebanese electoral systems. The paper can be found at http://www.ifes.org/publication/56c0cdaa64aa2cad85b3f5996e37cb4c/IFES_Lebanon_ESB_Paper030209.pdf

Information included:

1. The Lebanese Parliament: confessional seats
2. Lebanon’s Electoral Districts
3. Beirut’s Electoral Districs
4. Distribution of parliamentary seats by confession and district
5. Core Elements of the Lebanese Electoral System
6. The Electoral System in practice: the example of Baabda
7. Lebanese Ballot Papers and Electoral Lists: an overview

1 comment:

  1. WOw, this is GREAT! the best explanation of how elections work in lebanon in the most practical and accurate way..thanks