Economic woes set to seal fate of Turkey’s local polls

Source:al Monitor Date:29Jan2019

Quotes two polls, one not made public in Turkey

Turkey’s economic turmoil, fueled by a currency crisis amid unprecedented tensions with the United States last summer, has become the No. 1 concern of Turkish voters ahead of local elections on March 31. Two recent opinion polls suggest economic woes will sway the outcome of the elections, with the state of the economy and unemployment topping the list of what people see as the country’s primary problems.



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