Women in the sixth parliamentary elections (pre-Civil War)
For the sixth parliamentary elections held from 16 to 30 April 1972 1, four women ran for the elections. The first was Nuhad Sa’eed, who ran for the third time for the Maronite seat in Byblos, but lost with 9,863 out 23,736 votes. The second was Emily Fares Ibrahim, who ran for the Maronite seat in Ba’abda, but lost. The other two women were Zahiyah Salman and Nazira Tarabay, both of whom ran for the Maronite seats in Byblos, only to withdraw before the elections.