Algerian presidential election, 1979
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Presidential elections were held in Algeria on 7 February 1979, following the death of incumbent Houari Boumediene in December 1978. His replacement as National Liberation Front leader, Chadli Bendjedid, was elected unopposed with 99.4% of the vote, based on a 99% turnout.
|Chadli Bendjedid||National Liberation Front||7,736,697||99.4|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|