1971 Syrian presidential election
Presidential elections were held in Syria on 22 March 1971. There was only one candidate, Hafez al-Assad, with voters asked to approve or reject his candidacy. A reported 99.2% of voters voted in favour, with a turnout of 95.3%.
|Hafez al-Assad||Ba'ath Party||1,919,609||99.20|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|