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1977 Syrian parliamentary election

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1977 Syrian parliamentary election

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All 250 seats to the Parliament of Syria
126 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
Leader Hafez al-Assad
Party Ba'ath Party Independent
Alliance NPF
Last election 122 46
Seats won 125 46
Seat change Increase3 Steady

Speaker before election

Mohammad Ali al-Halabi
Ba'ath Party

Elected Speaker

Mohammad Ali al-Halabi
Ba'ath Party

Parliamentary elections were held in Syria on 1 and 2 August 1977.[1] The result was a victory for the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, which won 125 of the 195 seats.[2]


Ba'ath Party125+3
Arab Socialist Union Party10+4
Syrian Communist Party80
Arab Socialist Movement30
Socialist Unionist Party3+2
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., p226
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