Socialist Unionists

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Socialist Unionists

الوحدويون الاشتراكيون
LeaderFayiz Ismail
Founded1962
Split fromBa'ath Party
HeadquartersDamascus, Syria
IdeologyNasserism
Arab Nationalism
Arab Socialism
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationNational Progressive Front
People's Council
2 / 250
Website
alwahdawi.org

The Socialist Unionists (Arabic: الوحدويون الاشتراكيونAl-Wahdawiyyun Al-Ishtirakiyyun) is a leftist Nasserist political party in Syria. The party was founded in 1962 through a split in the Ba'ath Party. It is part of the National Progressive Front of legally permitted parties that support socialism and Arab nationalism. The party leader is Fayiz Ismail.

Parliamentary elections[edit]

People's Council of Syria
Election year # of
overall seats won
±
1973
1 / 250
Decrease3
1977
3 / 250
Increase2
1981
8 / 250
Increase5
1986
8 / 250
Steady
1990
7 / 250
Decrease1
1994
7 / 250
Steady
1998
7 / 250
Steady
2003
0 / 250
Decrease7
2007
6 / 250
Increase6
2012
18 / 250
Increase12
2016
2 / 250
Decrease4

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