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1981 Syrian parliamentary election

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1981 Syrian parliamentary election

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All 250 seats in 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 125 46
Seats won 127 46
Seat change Increase2 Steady

Speaker before election

Mahmoud Hadid
Ba'ath Party

Elected Speaker

Mahmoud Zuabi
Ba'ath Party

Parliamentary elections were held in Syria on 9 and 10 November 1981.[1] The result was a victory for the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, which won 127 of the 195 seats.[2]


Ba'ath Party127+2
Arab Socialist Union Party9–1
Socialist Unionist Party8+5
Arab Socialist Movement5+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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