Out of 12,434,444 registered electors, 12,402,013 (99.74%) voted, with 12,392,094 (99.94%) voting for Front candidates and 7,512 (0.06%) voting against the candidates of the Front. 2,407 ballots were spoiled.
Peter W. Sperlich. Oppression and Scarcity: The History and Institutional Structure of the Marxist-Leninist Government of East Germany and Some Perspectives on Life in a Socialist System. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006. p. 46.
Richard Felix Staar. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe. Fifth Edition. California: Hoover Institution Press. 1988. p. 104.