1965 United Arab Republic presidential confirmation referendum

A presidential election was held in the United Arab Republic (now Egypt) on 15 March 1965.[1] The election took the form of a referendum on the candidacy of Gamal Abdel Nasser, who ran unopposed. He won with almost seven million votes, and only 65 against.[2] Voter turnout was 98.5%.[2]


15 March 1965
 
Nominee Gamal Abdel Nasser
Party ASU
Popular vote 6,950,098
Percentage 100.00%

President before election

Gamal Abdel Nasser
ASU

Elected President

Gamal Abdel Nasser
ASU

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Results

Choice Votes %
For6,950,098100
Against650.0
Invalid/blank votes489
Total6,950,652100
Registered voters/turnout7,055,56498.5
Source: Nohlen et al.

References

  1. Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p336 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  2. Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p344 ISBN 0-19-829645-2


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