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Referendum day news mapped here. 

5:30 pm: According to friends from Adana and Lüleburgaz, nationalist MHP constituencies predominantly voted for “No”. Though not representative of course.

 

 

Referendum With Photos

Turkey votes the constitutional amendment.
Journalist Ali Bayramoğlu was attacked after casting his referendum vote in Istanbul at around 12:50 p.m. on April 16.

Erdoğan casts ballot as Turkey goes to the polls

The Turkish president urges a decision ‘beyond the ordinary’ in the country’s controversial constitutional referendum

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has cast his ballot in Istanbul as tens of millons of Turks go to the polls in a controversial referendum the Turkish president described as a “not an ordinary vote”.

 

Turkish authorities have conducted a search for biological and chemical weapons in a school in which members of the top brass and the country’s parliamentary speaker were scheduled to vote in the Çankaya district of Ankara
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes Turks will vote “yes” on his plan to overhaul the government and grant sweeping powers to the presidency.
If Turks vote “Yes” in the referendum, they will grant sweeping new powers to the country’s president.

 

 

The co-partner of Turkey’s global Nusr-et chain of grill houses, Nusret Gökçe, who recently became a social media phenomenon for his meat-cutting and salt-drizzling skills, voted early on April 16 in Istanbul.
The first polling stations opened on April 16 in Turkey’s tightly contested referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency

Voting Is Underway in Turkey’s Referendum. What Is at Stake?

Erdogan. Pixabay image. Public domain.

The last time there was a referendum in Turkey was seven years ago, and all the changes were approved. But in the seventh referendum in its history today, the country is more markedly divided and the spoils are much greater.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cast his vote on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency
Turks will vote on Sunday on whether to grant the president sweeping new powers.
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The leaders of Turkey’s political parties cast their votes on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım cast his vote on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency in the western province of İzmir
Turkey Blocks – Editorial – Apr 15, 2:24 PM

ISTANBUL, 16 APRIL 2017 – The Turkey Blocks internet shutdown observatory is to keep watch over communications networks throughout Turkey for signs of censorship or interference on the day of a critical referendum. The election, which will…

Turkey: “Say no!”

On the eve of the constitutional referendum in Turkey, Yordam Kitap publishing house issues Wolfgang Borchert’s manifesto, giving it the emblematic title “Say no!”. An interview with editorial director Hayri Erdoğan

The high price of saying ‘no’ in Turkey’s referendum

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