All in the family: Lebanese politicians seeking to inherit their parents’ seats

All in the family: Lebanese politicians seeking to inherit their parents’ seats
Lebanese parliament building at the Place d'Étoile. (Courtesy: Heretiq via Wikimedia Commons)
Updated 12 March 2018

All in the family: Lebanese politicians seeking to inherit their parents’ seats

All in the family: Lebanese politicians seeking to inherit their parents’ seats

BEIRUT: When Lebanon holds its Parliamentary election soon, almost one-fourth of the 128 seats are expected to be passed on from an older relative to another member of the family. Nineteen candidates are attempting to inherit the seats of their parents.
They are:
1. Nezar Mohsen Dalloul (Shiite) for Zahle district in Central Bekaa
2. Ziad Nazem Al-Qadery (Sunni) for Western Bekaa and Rashaya
3. Ali Sabri Bek Hmadeh (Shiite) for Baalbeck – Hermel
4. Amin Edmond Rizk (Greek Catholic) for Jezzine in South Lebanon
5. Abdulrahman Nazih Al-Bizri (Sunni) for Saida district in South Lebanon
6. Ahmed Mouhammed Kamel Al-Assaad (Shiite) for Nabatiyeh district
7. Riad Saeed Al-Assaad (Shiite) for Zahrani district in South Lebanon
8. Fadi Issam Abou Jamra (Greek Orthodox) for Marjayoun and Hasbayya district
9. Walid Wajeeh Al-Baarini (Sunni) for Akkar district in North Lebanon
10. Mohammed Tareq Talal Al-Maraabi (Sunni) for Akkar district
11.Sami Ahmad Shawki Fatfat (Sunni) for Al-Danniyeh district in North Lebanon
12.Michel René Mouawwad (Maronite) for Zgharta district
13.Tony Suleiman Frangieh for Zgharta
14.Michelle Gebran Tueni (Greek Orthodox) for Beirut
15.Nadim Bachir Gemayel (Maronite) for Beirut
16.Omar Najah Wakim (Greek Orthodox) for Beirut
17.Zaher Walid Eido (Sunni) for Baabda district in Mount Lebanon
18.Taymour Walid Jumblatt (Druze) For the Shouf district in Mount Lebanon
19.Camille Michel Dory Chamoun (Maronite) for Al-Shouf district in Mount Lebanon.