Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

October 13, 2016

Really popular leaders

Filed under: crime,disasters,Fascism — louisproyect @ 12:45 am





Hat tip to John Oliver on this.


  1. 97 percent is an interesting figure it seems, but low. The popular leader ever was Mobutu, who got 100% in 1970, followed closely by Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein: 1995 – 99.96%, 2002 – 100%

    Comment by mkaradjis — October 13, 2016 @ 5:34 am

  2. let’s not forget the incredible turnout for the 1982 Albanian election (I realize the election was for legislative candidates rather than one individual)
    from http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/ALBANIA_1982_E.PDF

    1. Results of the Elections and Distribution of Seats
    in the People’s Assembly
    Number of registered electors 1,627,968
    Voters 1,627,968
    Blank or void ballot papers 9
    Valid votes 1,627,959
    Votes for candidates of the Democratic Front . . 1,627,959

    Comment by alan ginsberg — October 13, 2016 @ 5:27 pm

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