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The results of the Turkish elections showed that the candidate of the ruling People's Alliance in Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, advanced by 49.35%, amid anticipation of a new round of elections on May 28.
Turkish state broadcaster TRT reported the final results after all votes were counted, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receiving 49.35% and Kilicdaroglu 45%. Thus, the second round of elections will be held on May 28, when no candidate won 50% of the vote.
None of the four candidates: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Sinan Ogan, and Muharram Ince, who withdrew his candidacy, could decide the result in his favor after counting more than 100% of the vote, as Erdogan is ahead of his competitors, but did not exceed 50%. , which is the percentage of votes he needs to win a new 5-year presidential term.
To that, the head of the Turkish Supreme Election Commission, Ahmed Yanar, announced that the voting process in the presidential and parliamentary elections throughout the country had been completed without problems. With the advent of 17:00 yesterday afternoon, Sunday, local time.
Sources from the Turkish opposition told the Russian agency "Tass" that: "According to preliminary information, the participation rate in the Turkish elections reached 93.6% at the presidential and parliamentary levels, and this is a record number."
The Turkish Central Elections Commission did not disclose data on the participation rate.