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

Credit: Wochit News
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.


You are here

Recent related videos from verified sources

Turkish Court Declines To Free U.S. Consular Employee 00:42
Credit: Wochit News - Published 3 days ago 

Ousted Istanbul mayor sees election re-run as battle for democracy 02:30
Credit: Reuters Studio - Published 1 week ago 

Erdogan welcomes controversial move to rerun Istanbul vote 02:53
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published 2 weeks ago 

'We will emerge victorious': Turkish opposition vows to defeat Erdogan in poll re-run 01:31
Credit: Euronews English - Published 2 weeks ago 

Turkish Opposition Confident That It Won Election Fairly 00:45
Credit: Wochit - Published 2 weeks ago 

Turkish lira, markets fall after vote results scrapped 01:27
Credit: Reuters - Business (Amazon FireT - Published 2 weeks ago 

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organised corruption' 00:50
Credit: Reuters - Politics - Published 2 weeks ago 

Turkey Scraps Election Results After Erdogan's Candidate Loses 00:38
Credit: Wochit - Published 2 weeks ago 

You might like