United Arab Republic presidential confirmation referendum, 1965

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United Arab Republic presidential confirmation referendum, 1965
United Arab Republic
← 1958 15 March 1965 1970 →
  Nasser portrait2.jpg
Nominee Gamal Abdel Nasser
Party ASU
Popular vote 6,950,098
Percentage 100.00%

President before election

Gamal Abdel Nasser
ASU

Elected President

Gamal Abdel Nasser
ASU

Nasser elections 1965 stamp
Nasser being sworn in for his second term, March 1965
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A presidential election was held in the United Arab Republic (now Egypt) on 15 March 1965.[1] The election took the form of a referendum on the candidacy of Gamal Abdel Nasser, who ran unopposed. He won with almost seven million votes, and only 65 against.[2] Voter turnout was 98.5%.[2]

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 6,950,098 100
Against 65 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 489
Total 6,950,652 100
Registered voters/turnout 7,055,564 98.5
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p336 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  2. ^ a b Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p344 ISBN 0-19-829645-2