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The Parliamentary Electoral Law Permits Each Candidate to Spend LBP 1-2 Billion

Lebanese parliament approves 391 laws, with each costing USD 1 million

In addition to the three vacant seats (death of MP Badr Wannous, resignation of MP Robert Fadel, and the election of General Michel Aoun to the presidency), 43 MPs did not submit their candidacies.

Lebanese Registered Voters Abroad By District

Around 92,000 Lebanese have registered in voting centers abroad for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Among those registered was Salim Elie Dichi, born on November 1, 1984, register no. 170, Mina Al-Hosn, Beirut.

If parliamentary elections are to be held on May 6, 2018 as scheduled → the new Parliament’s term will expire on May 20, 2022 → the President’s term will expire on October 31, 2022 (after 5 months and 11 days).

Starting today, Monday February 5, 2018, until the night of Tuesday to Wednesday March 6, the Ministry of Interior’s Directorate for Political Affairs and Refugees will open its doors to receive the applications of candidates standing for parliamentary elections scheduled for Sunday, May 6, 2018.

On Sunday May 6, 2018, Lebanese voters will head to polling locations in villages, towns and cities to cast their vote in the parliamentary elections. Based on the last elections, the number of polling stations is 5,182, distributed over the districts as follows:

By virtue of the Code of Money and Credit of 1963, Banque du Liban is vested with the exclusive right to issue the Lebanese currency, provided that “the notes of a value equal or over one pound shall bear the facsimile signature of the Governor and First Vice-Governor of the bank.”