What styles Turkey’s municipal elections? | Elections Information

Municipal elections are being held in Turkey on Sunday, and the vote could determine the future of Turkish politics.
Polls will be open in all 81 provinces, but the real battle is for a metropolis of 16 million men and women, the only town on two continents – Istanbul.

There is a declaring in Turkish politics: Whoever wins Istanbul wins Turkey. And that is why this vote is a examination for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Social gathering. It misplaced Istanbul to the opposition 5 a long time back.

Cash is a key element. Whoever controls big cities also controls their budgets, development initiatives – and quite potentially the parties’ longevity.

There is a good deal at stake in this race – superior inflation, political divisions and global pressures all perform a function.

So, how could the outcome alter the country’s prospective customers for several years to arrive? And what path could Turkey just take?

Presenter: James Bays


Ahmet Kasim Han – Professor of political science and worldwide relations at Beykoz College

Vehbi Baysan – Assistant professor at Ibn Haldun College

Mehmet Celik – Editorial co-ordinator at Every day Sabah newspaper

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