Syrian parliamentary election, 1977

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Syrian parliamentary election, 1977
Syria
1973 ←
1 and 2 August 1977
→ 1981

All 250 seats to the Parliament of Syria
126 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Hafez al-Assad.jpg No image.svg
Leader Hafez al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party Independent
Last election 122 46
Seats won 125 46
Seat change Increase3 Steady

Speaker before election

Mohammad Ali al-Halabi
Ba'ath Party

Elected Speaker

Mohammad Ali al-Halabi
Ba'ath Party

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Parliamentary elections were held in Syria on 1 and 2 August 1977.[1] The result was a victory for the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, which won 125 of the 195 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party 125 +3
Independents 46 0
Arab Socialist Union 10 +4
Syrian Communist Party 8 0
Arab Socialist Movement 3 0
Socialist Unionists 3 +2
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 195 +9
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p221 ISBN 019924958
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p226 ISBN 019924958