1977 Bangladeshi presidential confidence referendum

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A national vote of confidence in President Ziaur Rahman was held in Bangladesh on 30 May 1977. Voters were asked "Do you have confidence in President Major General Ziaur Rahman BU and the policies and programs adopted by him?" The result saw 98.9% vote yes, with a turnout of 88.1%.[1]

Results[edit]

Choice Votes %
For 33,400,870 98.9
Against 378,898 1.1
Invalid/blank votes 0
Total 33,779,768 100
Registered voters/turnout 38,363,858 88.1
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p534 ISBN 0-19-924958-X