Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum, 1976

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Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum, 1976
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  Anwar Sadat cropped.jpg
Nominee Anwar Sadat
Party ASU
Popular vote 9,145,683
Percentage 99.94%

President before election

Anwar Sadat

Elected President

Anwar Sadat

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Presidential elections were held in Egypt on 2 October 1976.[1] The elections took the form of a referendum on the candidacy of Anwar El Sadat, who ran unopposed. He received 99.9% of the vote, with a turnout of 95.7%.


Choice Votes %
For 9,145,683 99.94
Against 5,605 0.06
Invalid/blank votes 6,257
Total 9,157,545 100
Registered voters/turnout 9,564,482 95.75
Source: Direct Democracy


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p336 ISBN 0-19-829645-2