A questionnaire distributed to Syrian voters ahead of the election that brought General Husni al-Zaim to power with 98% of the votes in June 1949

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This was the first direct election in Syrian history, although Zaim ran unchallenged. Previous elections were conducted within Parliament. This plebscite was repeated by Presidents Adib al-Shishakli, Gamal Abdul Nasser, and Hafez al-Assad.