Turkish opposition reveals irregularities in the polls
The Turkish opposition claimed irregularities during Turkish presidential elections.
An official in the Turkish Republican People’s Party said, on Wednesday, that the main opposition party detected irregularities in 2,269 ballot boxes in the presidential elections, and 4,825 ballot boxes in the parliamentary elections that took place last Sunday.
CHP Vice Chairman Muharrem Ercik told reporters that the irregularities in each box ranged from one incorrect vote to hundreds of incorrect votes.
“We are tracking every vote, even if that does not change the final result,” he said, according to Reuters.
He stated that the number of ballot boxes designated for elections at home and abroad amounted to 201,807 boxes in total.
Erdogan is getting ready
On the other hand, the Turkish President said, Recep Tayyip ErdoganIn televised statements, he has started preparing for the run-off of the presidential elections to be held on the twenty-eighth of this month, according to the official “Anatolia” agency.
Erdogan will face in the run-off the leader of the opposition Republican People’s Party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu.
Erdogan said, “I would like to thank the citizens for the record participation. We had a great democratic festival befitting Turkey, and unique in the world.. The participation rate was about 90%,” adding that he expects a large turnout of voters in the second round inside and outside the country.