Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum, 1987

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Egyptian presidential confirmation referendum, 1987
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Turnout 88.5%
  Hosni Mubarak ritratto.jpg
Nominee Hosni Mubarak
Party NDP
Popular vote 12,086,627
Percentage 97.1%

President before election

Hosni Mubarak

Elected President

Hosni Mubarak

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A referendum on the candidacy of Hosni Mubarak for the post of President was held in Egypt on 5 October 1987. Mubarak had been nominated by the two-thirds required in the People's Assembly on 5 July. His candidacy was approved by 97.1% of votes cast, with an 88.5% turnout.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 12,086,627 97.1
Against 361,395 2.9
Invalid/blank votes 266,762 -
Total 12,711,784 100
Registered voters/turnout 14,368,147 88.5
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p345 ISBN 0-19-829645-2