Latest opinion polls… #TurkeyElections

Three days to the election, AKP takes 41%, CHP 27.8%, MHP 14.8% and HDP takes 12.6% of the votes according to KONDA. As a result, AKP has 261, CHP 145, MHP 76 and HDP has 68 deputies.
Turkey at a crossroads as Erdoğan bulldozes his way to lasting legacy

President has turned election into one-man drive to rewrite the constitution, abolish parliamentarianism and install a quasi-dictatorship

The rolling hills by the Black Sea, 90 minutes north-west of Istanbul, have long been prized for their dense forest and pristine lakes. Now the water buffalo that graced this landscape and supplied the city with much of its dairy produce are vanishing from what Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the president of Turkey, has turned into one of the world’s biggest building sites.

Deputy candidates from AKP and CHP think great interest for AKP in rise results from “admiration for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.”

A man living in the eastern Turkish province of Iğdır has spent the night in jail after publically questioning a rally held by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Final push ahead of Turkey poll

Political campaigners in Turkey are making their final push for support ahead of Sunday’s general election.
The political coalition that came under the umbrella of the AKP is dissolving, according to a candidate from the opposition. “After social democrats and liberals, it is the turn of the nationalist and conservatives to desert the AKP,” says Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu.
Turkish parties mobilized millions of people to their election rallies over the weekend as the country enters the last week ahead of the critical June 7 parliamentary elections.
Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has overtly criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s stance regarding a recent controversy over the allocation of a luxury car to Turkey’s top cleric
A group of women in eastern Turkey turned their backs on Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s campaign bus in protest, infuriating the increasingly irascible Turkish president on June 1
The Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) Kurdish Quran translation was printed hastily despite numerous errors in an effort to garner popular support ahead of the June 7 elections, according to theologian and Kurdologist Kadri Yıldırım, who is also an MP candidate from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).
The quarrel between the Turkish president and the main opposition leader over golden toilet seats has plumbed new depths, after Recep Tayyip Erdoğan questioned how his political rival knew about the toilets of the presidential palace
Turkey’s democratic deficit

The younger generation is seeing their political awakening in a highly divided Turkey and being forced to take sides in a system where democracy and its institutions are the battleground.

Adnan Menderes, Turkish prime minister, 1960.

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