Bangladeshi presidential election, 1978
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Presidential elections were held in Bangladesh on 3 June 1978. They were the first public elections for President, who had previously been elected by Parliament. The result was a victory for Ziaur Rahman, who won 76.6% of the vote. Turnout was 54.3%.
|Ziaur Rahman||Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Front||15,733,807||76.6|
|M. A. G. Osmani||Ganatantrik Oikkya Jote||4,455,200||21.7|
|Eight other candidates||342,554||1.7|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|