Erdogan's AKP Leads In Istanbul, Ankara In Turkish Local Elections

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Published on March 31, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Erdogan's AKP Leads In Istanbul, Ankara In Turkish Local Elections

According to Reuters, Candidates from President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party were leading mayoral elections in Turkey’s two main cities after about one quarter of ballots had been opened.

It said the AKP candidate in Istanbul, the country’s largest city, had 51.8 percent and the main opposition Republican People’s Party candidate had 45.8 percent.

Preliminary vote counts at similar stages of previous elections have often shown a strong lead for the AKP over opposition parties.

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