Syrian parliamentary election, 2003

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Syrian parliamentary election, 2003
1998 ←
March 5, 2003 (2003-03-05) → 2007

All 250 seats to the Parliament of Syria
126 seats were needed for a majority
Turnout 63%
  First party Second party
  Syria.BasharAlAssad.01.jpg No image.svg
Leader Bashar al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party Independent
Alliance National Progressive Front
Last election 135 83
Seats won 167 83
Seat change Increase32 Steady

Speaker before election

Abdel Kader Kaddoura
Ba'ath Party

Elected Speaker

Muhammad Naji al-Otari
Ba'ath Party

Parliamentary elections were held in Syria on 5 March 2003. The number of seats reserved for the parties in the National Progressive Front was 167, and that reserved for independents 83.


e • d Summary of the 5 March 2003 People's Council of Syria election results
Parties Votes % Seats Seats inside NPF
National Progressive Front (al-Jabha al-Wataniyyah at-Taqaddumiyyah) 167
non-partisans 83
Total (turnout 63 %)   250
Source: Dutch ministry of foreign affairs