Syrian presidential election, 1999

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Syrian Presidential Election, 1999
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  Hafez al-Assad official portrait.jpg
Nominee Hafez al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party
Popular vote 8,960,011
Percentage 100%

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 10 February 1999.[1] There was only one candidate, Hafez al-Assad, with voters asked to approve or reject his candicacy. A reported 100% of voters voted in favour, with a turnout of 98.5%.[2]


Choice Votes %
Hafez al-Assad 8,960,011 100
Against 219 0.00
Invalid/blank votes 917
Total 8,961,147 100
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., p228