Following Muharrem Ince’s success in the elections in comparison to the CHP as a whole, the question arises as to whether he will run for chairmanship.
The electorate who voted in the June 24 elections in Turkey have given President Erdogan the opportunity to convey the presidential system.
Due to the methodological strategies of survey companies, it is difficult to suggest that they reflect accurate voter preferences in Turkey.
According to YSK rules, pre-election restrictions will be implemented by June 14 and parties will have to re-organize their campaign strategies according to these restrictions.
The AK Party’s manifesto in preparation for the June 24 elections ha been the most comprehensive one since the party’s accession to power.
While some political parties in Turkey ensured that their parliamentary candidacy processes were open to the public, others held them in utmost secrecy.
The AK Party’s manifesto for the June 24 elections is beyond being an ordinary election manifesto. The manifesto also reveals the AK Party’s approach to the country’s past and present realities.
The coalition formed between the opposition parties in Turkey is not an organic process and is therefore likely to fail in convincing voters to support such a grouping with no clear program to govern the country after the elections.
Two important strategies of the political opposition failed in the election process. However, this does not mean that the opposition parties will quit searching a way for uniting against President Erdogan and the AK Party.
Although the date for early elections in Turkey has been agreed upon in Parliament, the political opposition in the country still fail to compose a strategy.