Israeli presidential election, 1968

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Israeli presidential election, 1968

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  Zalman Shazar.jpg
Nominee Zalman Shazar
Party Labor
Electoral vote 86

president before election

Zalman Shazar

Elected president

Zalman Shazar

Elections for the President of Israel were held in the Knesset on 26 March 1968.[1] Zalman Shazar, who was elected in 1963 following the death of Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, ran unopposed for the position. Shazar's second term began on the day of the election. He would hold this position until 1973, when Ephraim Katzir was elected as the new President.


Candidate Votes
Zalman Shazar 86
Blank ballots 24
Total 110