ISTANBUL – Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his AK party seem to be after the counting of the half of the votes in the elections on Sunday to be heading in the profit. According to state media, he has a large hole has been beaten.
According to the national media, Erdogan, after fifty percent of the votes counted, more than to head with 56,5 percent. His biggest rival Muharrem Ince, from the centre-left CHP, follows by 28.7 percent. The rise would be above 85 percent.
The opposition puts question marks in the first results of the polls. A spokesman for Ince’s CHP party claims that the coverage of state media is focused on ” the results of the election’.
Haven’t decided yet
Incidentally, the outcome is still not final. In the past, reported state news agency Anadolu, after the closing of the polling stations invariably a large lead of Erdogan. As the evening progressed, it was getting smaller and smaller. Also it now runs on the edge of the Erdogan back, but only to a small degree.
Actually, only one question still relevant: remains Erdogan is above 50 percent? He has an absolute majority necessary for a new term. He reaches that threshold, then it follows on 8 July a second round, with only one opponent.
At the same time with the presidential elections there are also elections. Also leading the AK party, with 53 percent of the vote. That result is based on a thick ten percent of the votes are counted. The CHP party has fifteen percent, the pro-Kurdish HDP seven.
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