Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he believes lawlessness and irregularities occurred in Istanbul mayoral elections. Opposition Republican People's Party says the decision to renew the vote is "neither democratic nor legitimate."
What do the local election results in Turkey mean for the parties involved?
Nation’s Alliance’s candidate Tunc Soyer wins local election in CHP’s stronghold Izmir, securing 58 percent of the votes.
The switch to a presidential system has breathed new life into Turkey's democracy.
High voter turnout in local elections can demonstrate that the Turkish people are deeply invested in their democracy.
Six hundred parliamentarians from five political parties took their oaths of office in Ankara. Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be sworn in as president for the first time under the new executive presidential system on July 9.
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