Mubarak: The Man Who Stayed Too Long

Hosni Mubarak
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National Referendum
Though Mubarak's nomination was ostensibly subject to a vote of the Egyptian people, no rival party or candidate emerged to challenge Sadat and Mubarak's National Democratic Party (NDP). His nomination was confirmed by 98% of the electorate. Here, Mubarak votes in October 13, 1981 referendum on his candidacy.

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