Algerian National Charter referendum, 1976

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A referendum on a National Charter was held in Algeria on 27 June 1976.[1] The charter committed the country to socialism adapted to third-world conditions, and was approved by 98.4% of voters with a turnout of 91.8%.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 7,130,033 98.4
Against 118,508 1.6
Invalid/blank votes 42,068
Total 7,290,671 100
Registered voters/turnout 7,940,978 91.8
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Algerian History Algerian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p54 ISBN 0-19-829645-2