Turkey’s High Election Board has rejected a request by President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party to recount all votes in 31 Istanbul districts, a board member said yesterday, but his party vowed to challenge the decision.
President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party is seeking a full recount of all votes cast in local elections in Istanbul, a senior party official said on Sunday, a week after initial results showed a narrow victory for Turkey’s main opposition party.
Turkey’s main opposition party said on Saturday its candidate for mayor of Istanbul retained his narrow lead over President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party candidate after recounts in nearly half of the city’s ballot boxes.
AK Party submits objections to local election results in Istanbul and Ankara.
Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffers a severe setback as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara.
Turks voted yesterday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for the country.
Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan emerges victorious from his biggest electoral challenge.
Turks vote in presidential and parliamentary elections.