This review of Lebanon's parliamentary system dates back to the French mandate and the Administrative Committee of 1920. It details the segmentation of districts, the number of representatives (by sect) and the number of eligible voters and actual voter turnout. An examination of all parliaments formed since the country's independence, as well as a list of the participating members of each is included.
 Moving up to the present, a critique of the 2000 election, and specifically, of Law No. 171 on which the election was based, is provided. Appeals to the Constitutional Council by MPs who were unsuccessful in their bids for election, as well as the verdicts are recorded.
 The latest members of parliament and their professions before entering public service have also been included for general interest, as well as a review of salaries and remunerations of MPs