1979 Egyptian referendum
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A double referendum was held in Egypt on 19 April 1979. The two subjects were the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty and changes to the countries political system, including the reintroduction of multi-party politics and the change to a bicameral Parliament through the creation of the Shura Council. The Peace Treaty was approved by 99.9% of voters, whilst the political reforms were approved by 99.7%. Voter turnout was 90.2%.
Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty
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