Marc Champion: Turkey’s Erdogan Is Down, But Don’t Count Him Out

Source:Bloomberg Date:06Apr2024

First, like municipal elections everywhere, those in Turkey are not always reliable indicators of how people would vote for a central executive. Second, there are no national elections scheduled

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Council of Europe report: Turkey fails to meet democratic electoral standards

Source:Media News Date:20Jun2023

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) released an observation report criticising Turkey for failing to meet the fundamental principles of democratic electoral regulation

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Democracy in action: An American sees the Turkish election

Source:Yahoo News Date:06Jun2023

Mr. Erdogan won by a few percentage points. His parliamentary party already had a majority, so he’ll have a free reign on policy for the next five years. His opponents called to congratulate him,

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Polarizing populism vs. inclusive positivity: Erdoğan and Kılıçdaroğlu’s dueling campaign strategies

Source:Middle East Institute Date:10May2023

As Turkey gears up for a crucial election later this month, the country is currently witnessing two very different political campaign styles. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is seeking

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Tol-Yaycioglu: Yes, Erdogan’s Rule Might Actually End This Weekend

Source:Foreign Policy Date:10May2023

Fast-forward to 2023. To win the election, Erdogan has to capture more than the 26 million votes he secured in 2018 because Turkey’s voting population has grown. His problem is that he faces a

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Turkey, the elections and Gen-Z

Source:Balcani Cuacosso Date:05May2023

Given the serious grievances young people have with the current situation in Turkey, the AKP’s campaigns directed toward Gen Z have recently been criticised for being out of touch. A recent

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Turkey elections: Are voters ready to move on from Erdogan? (WP)

Source:Washington Post Date:05May2023

In an election being closely watched around the world — one that could have consequences for Turkey’s ties with Europe, the Middle East and the United States, as well as for conflicts from Syria

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Turkey’s Kilicdaroglu pulls ahead of Erdogan in latest polls as campaign heats up

Source:al Monitor Date:02May2023

The dueling rallies of the incumbent and the opposition in Turkey’s third-largest city come amid recent polls that put Kilcdaroglu slightly ahead of Erdogan. The Istanbul-based pollster TEAM,

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Al-Monitor/Premise poll: Turkey’s election in dead heat, Erdogan and Kilicdaroglu tied at 45%

Source:al Monitor Date:28Apr2023

With less than three weeks before Turkey’s elections on May 14, the race between Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his top challenger, main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu,

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Bloomberg: Erdogan’s Most Faithful Followers Reconsider Loyalties as Turkey Election Looms

Source:Bloomberg Date:26Apr2023

With less than three weeks to go before voters head to the polls for Turkey’s next national election, the absence of a strong disaster relief response — set against a backdrop of skyrocketing

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