June 2015 Turkish general election; November 2015 Turkish general election The 2015 parliamentary elections by The Editorial Board ISTANBUL Editorial. This paper examines the numbers and provides scenarios of expected electoral outcomes. Ballot paper and envelope in 2015 Turkish General Elections.jpg 5,312 × 2,988; 5.27 MB Ballots for Turkey's 2015 parliamentary elections, 7 June 2015. Two general elections were held in Turkey in 2015. These election results would not necessarily have meant a defeat for the AKP if it had had a genuine commitment to and respect of democratic values and processes: it could have, for instance, formed a coalition. On June 7, the people will decide whether the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will win an absolute majority, or be required to form a coalition government for the first time since coming to power in 2002. Turkish parliamentary elections, 2015. The June 2015 Turkish Parliament (Grand National Assembly) election may be one of the most important elections in recent Turkish political history. In the five months since the last elections, Turkey has been severely shaken by terrorist attacks and become more deeply polarized than before. The Turkish parliamentary elections that took place on June 7, 2015 shock the political make-up of the country for two main reasons. ... Polling stations at Turkish diplomatic missions have already opened to allow the approximately 2 million citizens who permanently reside outside the country to participate in a general election for the first time in history. Party is the backbone of Turkey,” he said. “The elections once again showed that the A.K. by The Editorial Board Jun 08, 2015 12:00 am. Up to the minute results in the 2015 General Election from BBC News. In the June 7 elections, the AKP remained the largest party in Turkey, but lost the parliamentary majority it needed to form a single party government.

The first on June 7 2015 and the second on November 1 2015, since the previous produced a hung parliament. Jun 08, 2015 12:00 am GMT+3. turkish-elections-2015 Turks Chose the Devil They Know -- and Stability Over Freedom ANKARA -- The Turkish electorate knows that the AKP is corrupt, has strong authoritarian tendencies and continues to plunder (but distributes some of) Turkey's resources. The 2015 Turkish parliamentary elections, where 20 political parties and dozens of independent candidates competed over 550 legislative seats, took place on Sunday. Sun 7 Jun 2015 18.57 EDT First published on Sun 7 Jun 2015 13.45 EDT. The first being that the ruling AK Party or AKP lost its majority for the first time in its 13 year history in Turkish politics.

This is set to be one of the most important elections in the history of the Turkish Republic, since its results may mean political overhaul. In addition to the usual electoral arithmetic and forecasts, this election is surrounded by two extensive debates. Please also read: Highlights of the June 2015 Turkish Elections and the CHP CHP President Kılıçdaroğlu: “The one who sabotaged the elections in some way is the one who lives in the palace, Mr Erdogan" *** In June 2015 elections the AKP failed to win an outright Turkish citizens headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in parliamentary elections that were seen as a referendum on the growing power of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling Justice and Development Party, the AKP. Turkish parliamentary elections will be held 7 June 2015, and the stakes are high for the AK Party if they hope to garner enough support for constitutional change. (18557503845).jpg 2,736 × 1,824; 1.63 MB