1991 Syrian presidential election

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Syrian Presidential Election, 1991

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  Hafez al-Assad official portrait.jpg
Nominee Hafez al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party
Popular vote 6,726,843
Percentage 99.99%

President before election

Hafez al-Assad
Ba'ath Party

Elected President

Hafez al-Assad
Ba'ath Party

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Presidential elections were held in Syria on 2 December 1991.[1] There was only one candidate, Hafez al-Assad, with voters asked to approve or reject his candidacy. A reported 99.99% of voters voted in favour, with a turnout of 99.1%.[2]


Choice Votes %
Hafez al-Assad 6,726,843 99.99
Against 396 0.01
Invalid/blank votes 753
Total 6,727,843 100
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p221 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p227