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.
On what basis are the IYI Party and Felicity Party seeking to form an alliance?
The recent shooting at Osmangazi University reflects the potential re-radicalization of FETO.
What do pre-election alliances in presidential systems bring to political parties?
“Reducing the IYI Party’s ideological baggage to such an extent that can lead to the creation of further conflict zones could result to a “split within a split” during the 2019 elections.”
How will pre-election alliances affect Turkish politics in the long term?