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….
Message of division and fear won the Turkish election for the AKP, but stark divisions seem likely to grow under president’s strongman leadership
The result has given president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan carte blanche for an even more rapid slide into authoritarianism, with little to stop him
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
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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.
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.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tightens grip on power but leftist, pro-Kurdish HDP party passes 10% of vote share, enough to deny president a ‘supermajority’
- Erdoğan’s AKP celebrates surprise victory
- Opposition CHP concedes no likelihood of coalition
- Leftist HDP secures seats after passing 10% threshold
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- Read the latest summary
With most of the votes now counted, we’ll wrap up this liveblog. Here’s a summary of the election and its aftermath.