1999 Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum

A referendum on Hosni Mubarak's candidacy for President was held in Egypt on 26 September 1999, after he was nominated for the post by the People's Assembly. Mubarak was supported by all four main opposition parties, with the exception of the Nasserist Party.[1]

1999 Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum

26 September 1999
Turnout79.2%
 
Nominee Hosni Mubarak
Party NDP
Popular vote 17,554,856
Percentage 93.8%

President before election

Hosni Mubarak
NDP

Elected President

Hosni Mubarak
NDP

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His candidacy was approved by 93.8%, with voter turnout reported to be 79.2%.[1]

Background

The People's Assembly nominated Mubarak on 2 June by a vote of 443 to zero, with 11 abstentions.[2]

Results

Choice Votes %
For17,554,85693.79
Against1,162,5256.21
Invalid/blank votes240,512
Total18,957,893100
Registered voters/turnout23,934,90779.20

References

  1. The Middle East and North Africa 2003. Routledge. 2002. p. 304. ISBN 978-1-85743-132-2.
  2. Hosni Mubarak as President Direct Democracy (in German)


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