The pre-poll alliances have emerged for the upcoming municipal elections, following the pattern of a similar alliance in 2017 when Turkish citizens voted to change the country's parliamentary system into a presidential one.
The People’s Alliance, comprised of governing AK Party and MHP, will compete against the Nation’s Alliance, led by CHP and IYI Party.
Here are the profiles of the two alliances candidates’ for Turkey’s three biggest and most important cities: Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
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Nationalist Movement Party leader Devlet Bahceli says his party will not put forward city mayoral candidates for Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir in competition with President Erdogan's AK Party in the March 2019 municipal elections.
People living in Turkey's Kurdish-majority east and southeast regions played an important role in Erdogan’s victory in Turkey's elections. Erdogan and his AK Party have increased their vote share in the region during the past three years.
The head of Turkey's Supreme Election Council has confirmed Erdogan's victory in the election and says the official results will be announced on July 5. Meanwhile, CHP's Ince, Erdogan's main rival in the presidential race has conceded defeat.
Turkish citizens voted in the June 24 polls to elect the president and members of parliament. A new system for Turkish politics, an executive presidency, has also come into effect with #TurkeyElections.
Erdogan wins the presidential election, and his governing AK Party’s alliance with the MHP, the People’s Alliance, secures a majority in parliament.
With election activities in full swing, party flags, posters and campaign tents of political parties across Istanbul portray a contentious political atmosphere ahead of Turkey's upcoming polls.
Ankara has confirmed six candidates who will stand in the presidential election on June 24, as the nation heads to the polls to elect both their new president and new members of parliament.
Main opposition left-wing party, CHP, is in an electoral alliance with three right-wing and conservative parties to run in the June 24 elections. The idea of forming alliances is to give small parties a chance of having seats in the parliaments.
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