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NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 10, 2019 0

As Turkey’s economic problems deepen with the ongoing recession and the volatility in Turkish lira[1], dissatisfaction with the current political system increases both at the mass and political elite levels in the country. After

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THE ISTANBUL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: A REALITY CHECK

THE ISTANBUL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: A REALITY CHECK

upa-admin Haziran 27, 2019 0

The Istanbul elections saga is finished with the rather anticipated Ekrem İmamoğlu victory over AKP’s candidate, Binali Yildırım. This result adds another important parameter in Turkey’s hazy domestic politics, as President Erdoğan is called

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CHP’S EKREM İMAMOĞLU IS ELECTED ISTANBUL’S NEW MUNICIPAL LEADER ONCE AGAIN

CHP’S EKREM İMAMOĞLU IS ELECTED ISTANBUL’S NEW MUNICIPAL LEADER ONCE AGAIN

upa-admin Haziran 23, 2019 0

After the cancellation of March 31, 2019 local elections in Istanbul, Istanbulite voters went to polls again today. Pro-secular Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) candidate Mr. Ekrem İmamoğlu (49), this time clinched a decisive victory

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2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED

2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED

upa-admin Mayıs 9, 2019 0

Turkey’s High Election Board or Supreme Election Council (Yüksek Seçim Kurulu-YSK) decided for the renewal of March 31, 2019 local election for Istanbul metropolitan municipality due to allegations of electoral fraud with a 7-4

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TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: AK PARTI LOST THREE BIG CITIES

TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: AK PARTI LOST THREE BIG CITIES

upa-admin Nisan 2, 2019 0

Turkey’s 2019 local elections took place on March 31, 2019 Sunday in a relatively peaceful atmosphere. Except for deadly local feuds in Malatya[1] and Gaziantep[2], no serious clashes happened and elections were organized in

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TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: LATEST POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: LATEST POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

upa-admin Mart 6, 2019 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Turkey’s long time ruling Islamic-oriented party Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) decided to

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EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

upa-admin Aralık 19, 2018 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Elections will serve as a test for assessing the popularity of long-time ruling Justice

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2019 WILL BE THE YEAR OF ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

2019 WILL BE THE YEAR OF ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Mart 12, 2018 0

Turkey has been ruled by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with an iron fist via the emergency rule since the failed coup attempt of July 15, 2016. During this time period, ten thousands of people

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