Syria

Parliamentary 2007


Published

An election took place on 22 April 2007.

Of the total of 250 seats in the People’s Council of Syria, 170 are now reserved for the National Progressive Front, with the remainder going to independents.

National Progressive Front 172
Comprised of the following:   
Arab Socialist Baath Party 134
Arab Socialist Union 8
Socialist Unionists 6
Communist Party of Syria 5
Democratic Socialist Unionist Party 4
Arab Socialist Movement 3
Communist Party of Syria 3
National Vow Movement 3
Syrian Social Nationalist Party 2
Arabic Democratic Unionist Party 1
Non-partisans 78
Total 250

Registered voters:  11,967,611
Turnout: 56.12 % (disputed figure)

Various sources

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