1976 Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum

Presidential elections were held in Egypt on 2 October 1976.[1] The elections took the form of a referendum on the candidacy of Anwar El Sadat, who ran unopposed. He received 99.9% of the vote, with a turnout of 95.7%.


2 October 1976
 
Nominee Anwar Sadat
Party ASU
Popular vote 9,145,683
Percentage 99.94%

President before election

Anwar Sadat
ASU

Elected President

Anwar Sadat
ASU

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Results

Choice Votes %
For9,145,68399.94
Against5,6050.06
Invalid/blank votes6,257
Total9,157,545100
Registered voters/turnout9,564,48295.75
Source: Direct Democracy

References

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


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