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Hareth Shanshal Talee’h Sunaid (in Arabic حارث شنشل طليع سنيد ) is an Iraqi politician from the minority Mandaean faith (in Arabic الصابئة ) and Member of parliament in Iraqi Parliament, the only one from the Mandaean minority of Iraq sitting as an independent MP.
Hareth Shanshal Sunaid took part in the 2014 Iraqi Parliamentary elections forming the electoral list #295 Hareth Shanshal Sunaid al-Harithi (in Arabic حارث شنشل سنيد الحارثي ) being basically his candidature in 18 different Iraqi electoral districts, considering that the Mandaean seat (a reserved minority seat) would be voted for by electors in all governorates, contrary to general non-minority seats which would be voted per governorate basis.
Acquiring the biggest number of votes for Mandaean candidates, he was declared winner for the sole minority seat for Mandaeans in the Iraqi Parliament.
^ Ahrar al Iraq: مفوضبة تجري قرعة ارقام الكيانات والائتلافات السياسية المشاركة في الانتخابات (Arabic)
^ AlSumaria TV: حارث شنشل سنيد الحارثي – مرشح في المحافظات التالية (Arabic)