#TurkeyElections – Blackmailing worked. Erdoğan and his party is back- In fact they were never gone…

There is probably some rigging, but in the end this is what citizens want. I felt really bad after witnessing 5 months of violence. Many young and old citizens lost their lives, because June 7 election was not satisfactory for the One. Many gross violations of freedom of expression occurred in the mean time. AKP continued to dominate the system….But most of Turks preferred to blame the victim. So be it….

Right after the initial results, this photo was released through Twitter…
In his speech right after losing parliamentary majority on June 7 elections, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu addressed his voters when he said “I got your message.”

Turks could pay high price for stability promised by Erdoğan

Message of division and fear won the Turkish election for the AKP, but stark divisions seem likely to grow under president’s strongman leadership

Turkey’s election means turning from democracy towards autocracy

The result has given president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan carte blanche for an even more rapid slide into authoritarianism, with little to stop him

Erdogan’s Party in Turkey Regains Parliamentary Majority

The results of a snap election represent a stunning electoral comeback, and ensure another period of single party government in Turkey.

Turkey’s prime minister calls for peace following election – video

Ahmet Davutoğlu, who was re-elected as the prime minister of Turkey on Sunday, speaks to a crowd of supporters chanting ‘God is great’ outside AKP party headquarters and asks for the country to move forward peacefully together. The party, of which Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is also a member, swept back into single-party rule with a comfortable majority of at least 315 seats in the 550-member parliament

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a call on Nov. 2 for the whole world to respect the country’s parliamentary election result, which gave the Justice and Development Party (AKP) he founded nearly 50 percent of the vote.

AKP Comes to Power Alone

According to votes counted, AKP has come to power alone
President Erdoğan’s strategy pays off, but the country’s political troubles are not over
A number of factors come to the fore in analyses explaining what had changed since the June 7 elections which helped the AKP regain enough seats for single-party rule
With a remarkable boost in just five months since the June 7 election, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the Nov. 1 snap election with a landslide victory, securing a decisive majority at parliament
President Erdoğan making statements on general election results has said, “Election results manifest that our nation are slanted towards stability and environment of confidence which was put in jeopardy by June 7 elections”.

Erdoğan’s AKP wins Turkey election: are you happy with the result?

Erdoğan’s AKP secured a comfortable majority in Sunday’s elections. Are you happy with the result? Share your thoughts on AKP’s win


The Turkish lira and stocks soared on Nov. 2 after President’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) was returned to power in a stunning weekend election victory
The EU and Council of Europe have both underlined the high voter turnout during the Nov. 1 snap elections in statements issued a day after the polls, while expressing a desire to advance cooperation with Turkey on a number of issues

Will Erdogan allow greater press freedom in Turkey? Don’t count on it

The president’s election victory gives him a chance to relax his grip on the media, but his record suggests otherwise


Turkey election: opposition supporters on why they didn’t vote for the AKP

Erdoğan’s AKP made a convincing return to majority rule on Sunday. Here, opposition supporters explain why they cast their vote elsewhere

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Islamic­ conservative Justice and Development party (AKP) swept to a convincing majority rule in Turkey’s latest elections on Sunday. It returned to single-party rule that Erdoğan presided over for more than a decade until the inconclusive election on 7 June.

CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu evaluating November 1 general election results has stated that they respect national will though elections were held under an extraordinary situation.
First of all, I should say that everybody should respect the election results. At this hour as I am writing this piece, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the elections, enough to form a one-party government

Initial Statement from Davutoğlu on Twitter: Elhamdülillah*

Following election results clarified, AKP Leader and PM Davutoğlu has spoken at Konya, and his first tweet as to the results was “Elhamdülillah”.
The Nov. 1 elections were conducted under unfair conditions that included violence and massacres, the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) co-chairs said in their first evaluations of the polls
HDP Co-Chairs Figen Yüksekdağ and Selahattin Demirtaş speaking as to election results have said, “Remaining above the threshold is victory of those resisting”.
The Republican People’s Party (CHP), which had entertained hopes of making gains through a constructive election campaign, failed to increase its votes significantly in the Nov. 1 polls

Turkey election: Tayyip Erdoğan’s AKP supporters celebrate as party wins majority – video

Supporters of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) celebrate on Sunday as Tayyip Erdoğan’s party wins a majority in the country’s election.


Turkey election: Erdoğan and AKP return to power with outright majority

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tightens grip on power but leftist, pro-Kurdish HDP party passes 10% of vote share, enough to deny president a ‘supermajority’

While state-run Anadolu Agency announces vote rate of Justice and Development Party (AKP) as 49.36; Cihan News Agency announces it as 49.01
Political party leaders have made their initial remarks regarding November 1 snap election in Turkey.

Turkey election: Erdoğan’s AKP wins outright majority – as it happened

With most of the votes now counted, we’ll wrap up this liveblog. Here’s a summary of the election and its aftermath.

Columnist of pro-government Star daily, Cem Küçük has again targeted Doğan media in his first article following the election, and wrote “I’ll deal with you seperately, Aydın Doğan”.

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