1970 United Arab Republic presidential confirmation referendum
A presidential election was held in the United Arab Republic on 15 October 1970, following the death of the incumbent Gamal Abdel Nasser. The election took the form of a referendum on the candidacy of Anwar El Sadat, who ran unopposed. In Egypt he won with 90% of the vote, with a turnout of 85%.
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- D. Nohlen, M. Krennerich & B. Thibaut (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p. 336.
- D. Nohlen, M. Krennerich & B. Thibaut (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p. 345.