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1961 Syrian parliamentary election

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1961 Syrian parliamentary election

← 1954 1–2 December 1961 1973 →

All 172 seats in the Parliament of Syria
87 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Nazim al-Kudsi Sabri al-Asali Michel Aflaq
Party People's Party National Party Ba'ath Party
Last election 30 19 22
Seats won 33 21 20
Seat change Increase3 Increase2 Decrease2

Prime Minister before election

Izzat an-Nuss
Military

Elected Prime Minister

Maarouf al-Dawalibi
People's Party

Parliamentary elections were held in Syria on 1 and 2 December 1961.[1] The People's Party remained the largest party in parliament, winning 33 of the 172 seats.

Results

PartySeats+/–
People's Party33+3
National Party21+2
Ba'ath Party20–2
Muslim Brotherhood10+10
Arab Liberation Movement4+2
Socialist Cooperation Party0–2
Syrian Social Nationalist Party0–2
Syrian Communist Party0–1
Independents84+20
Total172+30
Source: Nohlen et al.

See also

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p221 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
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