1980 Czechoslovak presidential election

The 1980 Czechoslovak presidential election was carried out on 22 May 1980 by the deputies of the two houses of the nation's parliament, the Federal Assembly, rather than by popular vote.[1] Gustáv Husák was re-elected for his second term.[2] Husák was the only candidate considered in the joint session, and received a 343 to 0 approval from the 150 member House of the Nations (which consisted of 75 Czech and 75 Slovak deputies) and the 200 member House of the People.[3]

1980 Czechoslovak presidential election

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Nominee Gustáv Husák
Party KSČ
Electoral vote 343
Percentage 100%

President before election

Gustáv Husák
KSČ

Elected President

Gustáv Husák
KSČ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Husak Is Reelected As Czech President", Miami Herald, May 23, 1980, p29-A
  2. ^ "1980 a 1985 - Volba prezidenta 2008 (Český rozhlas)". www.rozhlas.cz (in Czech). Archived from the original on 5 February 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Prezidentský speciál / 13". www.plzen.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 4 February 2018.[permanent dead link]