While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey, their candidates and strategies are still unclear.
“If the AK Party and the MHP are able to balance between “being rivals” in the local elections and “being partners” in the parliament, the People’s Alliance will continue to contribute to the solution of Turkey’s serious problems in the future.”
Is the judiciary in Turkey trying to come back as a force guarding the old Kemalist regime?
What do the political parties in Turkey plan for the local elections 2019? What will be their local elections strategies? What kind of a road map have they drawn?
The TRT World Forum held in Istanbul last week has been successful in capturing the structural reasons of conflict, and proposing solutions for it.
How has neoliberalism affected urban politics and how will this affect the local elections in Turkey?
President Erdogan’s “Erdogan-type politics” during his era as Mayor of Istanbul still carries importance for current candidates seeking selection in metropolitan cities.
Will the CHP maintain its latent support for the HDP during Turkey’s local elections, or will it form an official alliance with the Iyi Party?
Before pursuing pre-electora alliances in local elections, all political parties in Turkey need to asses how this will affect their vote share.
The CHP’s recent Party Assembly – where Muharrem Ince was not invited – only emphasized the conflict between Kilicdaroglu and his critics.