Algerian presidential election, 1976

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Presidential elections were held in Algeria on 10 December 1976.[1] Incumbent Houari Boumediene, leader of the National Liberation Front (the country's sole legal party), was the only candidate, and was elected unopposed with 99.5% of the vote.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Houari Boumediene National Liberation Front 7,976,568 99.5
Against 43,242 0.5
Invalid/blank votes 87,663 -
Total 8,107,485 100
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Algerian History Embassy of Algeria in Kuala Lumpur
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p59 ISBN 0-19-829645-2