Thursday, April 2, 2009

The April 8th Candidate Deadline Nears

The date for the final registration of candidates for the election is approaching. A deluge of candidates names has been released by the various political parties in Lebanon bringing the total to 222, according Now Lebanon.

Hezbollah have released their full candidate list:
-Nabatiyeh: MP Mohammad Raad, head of Hizbullah's Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc
-Tyre district: MP Mohammad Fneish (Minister) and Nawwaf Mousawi (formerly chief of Hizbullah International Relations office)
-Bint Jbeil district: MP Hassan Fadlallah
-Marjayoun-Hasbaya: Ali Fayad
-Baalbek-Hermel: MP Hussein Hajj Hassan, Hussein Moussawi , MP Nawwar Sahili, MP Ali Moqdad
-Baabda: MP Ali Ammar
-Beirut 2nd district: MP Amin Cherri

While March 14 have said that they will have agreed on their full candidate list by Sunday. While the SSNP also stated that they will have a list of candidates finalized by Sunday.

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