Lebanon’s Local Elections 2010: Elections in the South and Nabetieh
On May 23, 2010, Lebanon will have the third round of local elections. During this round, the elections will be held across southern Lebanon in the two muhafezats of South Lebanon and Nabetieh. This briefing paper lays out what local governmental bodies these elections are for, which are the key battleground municipalities, and the number of women candidates, among other things. Previous rounds of elections were held on 2 May (in Mount Lebanon) and on 9 May (in Bekaa and Beirut). The final round of elections will take place in North Lebanon on 30 May.