1963 Israeli presidential election
An election to choose the third President of Israel was held in the Knesset on 21 May 1963 following the death of the county's second president, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi on 23 April. Between Ben-Zvi's death and the winner of the election, Zalman Shazar, taking office on the day of the vote, Knesset speaker Kadish Luz served as acting president.
There were two candidates:
The election was settled in the first round, with Shazar gaining an outright majority of votes in the 120-seat Knesset.
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