2002 Iraqi presidential referendum

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2002 Iraqi presidential election

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Nominee Saddam Hussein
Party Ba'ath Party
Alliance National Progressive Front
Popular vote 11,445,638
Percentage 100%

President before election

Saddam Hussein
Ba'ath Party

Elected President

Saddam Hussein
Ba'ath Party

A presidential referendum took place in Iraq on October 16, 2002. It was the second presidential election under the rule of Saddam Hussein (the first having taken place in 1995). According to official statistics, the turnout was 100%, with all 11,445,638 Iraqis registered to vote having voted "yes" in a referendum whether to support another seven year-term for President Saddam Hussein, which would legally have ended in 2009.


Choice Votes %
For 11,445,638 100
Against 0 0.0
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 11,445,638 100