1993 Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum

A referendum on Hosni Mubarak's candidacy for President was held in Egypt on 4 October 1993, after he was nominated for the post by a 439-9 vote in the People's Assembly on 21 July.[1] Mubarak's candidacy for a third consecutive six-year term was approved by 96.3% of voters, with a turnout of 84.2%.[2]

1993 Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum

4 October 1993
Nominee Hosni Mubarak
Party NDP
Popular vote 15,095,025
Percentage 96.3%

President before election

Hosni Mubarak

Elected President

Hosni Mubarak

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Choice Votes %
Invalid/blank votes226,020-
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. Mubarak haunted by a fateful past: A referendum to be held today is certain to propel Egypt's President to a third term The Independent, 4 October 1993
  2. Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p345 ISBN 0-19-829645-2

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