elections in Turkey

Temporary head of Istanbul Municipality appointed

The governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya became the temporary head of the city's municipality, according to the Turkish Interior Ministry. The Supreme Electoral Council of Turkey has recently reported that the new …

 Turkey to re-run Istanbul election on June 23

Turkey’s Supreme Election Council (YSK) announced that a do-over election in Istanbul will be held on June 23. The council members accepted the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's objection to the local election …

 AKP to demand renewal of Istanbul mayoral elections

Doubt over local election results in Istanbul will remain if Turkey’s High Election Board (YSK) rejects an appeal by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party (AKP) to renew elections in the city, AKP Deputy …

New Ankara mayor takes office

Newly elected head of the municipality of Turkey’s Ankara city from the Republican People’s Party Mansur Yavas has taken office. Yavas received his certificate of election today from Turkey's Supreme …

AKP to challenge election losses in Istanbul

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) plans to ask the Supreme Election Council (YSK) today to resolve a dispute over invalid votes in mayoral elections for Istanbul and Ankara.        Party …