1980 Egyptian constitutional referendum

A constitutional referendum was held in Egypt on 22 May 1980.[1] The amendments would create the Shura Council, an upper house for the country's Parliament, and were approved by 99% of voters.[2]

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Results

Choice Votes %
For10,339,05598.96
Against108,6571.04
Invalid/blank votes19,730-
Total10,467,442100
Registered voters/turnout12,038,46286.95
Source: Direct Democracy

References

  1. Establishment Egyptian State Information Service
  2. Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p341 ISBN 0-19-829645-2


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