General elections were held in Suriname on 31 October 1977, the first after independence. The result was a victory for the National Party Combination (an alliance of the National Party of Suriname, the Renewed Progressive Party, the Party for National Unity and Solidarity and the Suriname Progressive People's Party), which won 22 of the 39 seats. Voter turnout was 77.8%.
|National Party Combination||56,176||45.4||22||0|
|United Democratic Party¹||54,583||44.1||17||0|
|Nationalist Republican Party||5,871||4.7||0||-|
|Progressive Workers' and Farmers' Union||1,006||0.8||0||New|
|Democratic People's Front²||964||0.8||0||0|
|Progressive Muslim Party||361||0.3||0||New|
|Progressive National Party||225||0.2||0||0|
² The Democratic People's Front was an alliance of the Democratic People's Front, the United Indian Party, the Progressive Farm Labourer's Party, the Bush Negro Unity Party and the Progressive Bush Negro Party.