Egyptian Federation of Arab Republics referendum, 1971

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A referendum on the Federation of Arab Republics was held in Egypt on 1 September 1971,[1] alongside simultaneous referendums in Libya and Syria. It was approved by 99.96% of voters, with a turnout of 98.1%.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 7,770,962 99.96
Against 1,363 0.04
Invalid/blank votes 2,471
Total 7,776,837 100
Registered voters/turnout 7,925,297 98.13
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p336 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  2. ^ Egypt, 1 September 1971: Formation of the United Arab Republic Direct Democracy (German)