Syrian parliamentary election, 1998

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Syrian parliamentary election, 1998
Syria
1994 ←
30 November 1998 → 2003

All 250 seats to the Parliament of Syria
126 seats were needed for a majority
Turnout 82.2%
  First party Second party
  Hafez al-Assad.jpg No image.svg
Leader Hafez al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party Independent
Last election 135 83
Seats won 135 83

Speaker before election

Abd al-Qadir Qaddura
Ba'ath Party

Elected Speaker

Abd al-Qadir Qaddura
Ba'ath Party

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Parliamentary elections for the People's Council of Syria, the unicameral parliament of Syria were held between 30 November and 1 December 1998.[1] The result was a victory for the Ba'ath Party, which won 135 of the 250 seats.[2] Voter turnout was 82.2%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party 135 0
Independents 83 0
Syrian Communist Party 8 0
Arab Socialist Union 7 0
Socialist Unionists 7 0
Arab Socialist Movement 4 0
Democratic Socialist Unionist Party 4 0
Arabic Democratic Unionist Party 2 0
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 5,501,940 250 0
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p221 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p226 ISBN 0-19-924958-X