Syrian parliamentary election, 1981

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Syrian parliamentary election, 1981
Syria
← 1977 9 and 10 November 1981 1986 →

All 250 seats to the Parliament of Syria
126 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Hafez Al-Assad 1977.jpg No image.svg
Leader Hafez al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party Independent
Last election 125 46
Seats won 127 46
Seat change Increase2 Steady

Speaker before election

Mahmoud Hadid
Ba'ath Party

Elected Speaker

Mahmoud Zuabi
Ba'ath Party

Coat of arms of Syria.svg
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Parliamentary elections were held in Syria on 9 and 10 November 1981.[1] The result was a victory for the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, which won 127 of the 195 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party 127 +2
Independents 46 0
Arab Socialist Union 9 –1
Socialist Unionists 8 +5
Arab Socialist Movement 5 +2
Invalid/blank votes
Total 195 0
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  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., p226