Challenges for AK Party to overcome in March elections

Source:Daily Sabah Date:02Feb2019

We can say that three groups need to be “persuaded” for the upcoming local elections.

The first is young voters voting for the first time who have grown up seeing no other party but the AK Party in power; they now number in the millions. The second is Kurdish voters, who often fluctuate and are affected by multiple, simultaneous factors. Last, the growth of a demanding middle class in big cities which has benefited from the AK Party’s reforms, yet still asks for more.



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