Turkey Elections

Turkey s Kurds Choose the AK Party over HDP Separatism
Turkey’s Kurds Choose the AK Party over HDP Separatism

The AK Party increased its votes in the eastern region, which shows that stiff counterterrorism measures against the PKK...

Monday, April 1, 2019

The Aftermath of Turkey s Local Elections Who Lost Who
The Aftermath of Turkey’s Local Elections: Who Lost, Who Won?

Since there is a minor difference between the votes of AK Party and CHP candidates in Istanbul, the AK Party has applied...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The AK Party s Plan to Use Social Media for
The AK Party’s Plan to Use Social Media for its Digital Election Campaign

For the March 31 elections, around 1.5 million first-time voters will go to polls. The figures indicate that young...

Friday, January 11, 2019

How did Turks Living Abroad Vote in the June 24
How did Turks Living Abroad Vote in the June 24 Elections?

During the June 24 elections, President Erdogan received approximately 60 percent of the vote from Turks that live abroad.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Voters at gunpoint of the PKK
Voters at gunpoint of the PKK

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections Future Scenarios
Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections: Future Scenarios

While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey, their candidates and...

Monday, November 12, 2018

What does Turkey s Map of Political Alliances Look Like
What does Turkey’s Map of Political Alliances Look Like for the Upcoming Local Elections?

What makes the upcoming local elections more important than a simple vote to determine local administrators is the fact...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Will HDP Choose Democratic Politics and Stand Against the PKK
Will HDP Choose Democratic Politics and Stand Against the PKK?

With its 67 deputies, the HDP has another chance to choose democratic means over violence and polarization ahead of the...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

How intra-Kurdish Differences Prevail in Eastern Turkey
How intra-Kurdish Differences Prevail in Eastern Turkey

A final finding of the June 24 elections in Turkey is that neither Turkey’s eastern votes nor its Kurdish votes act as a...

Monday, July 9, 2018

Is Nationalism on the Rise in Turkey
Is Nationalism on the Rise in Turkey?

Parties that adopted traditional nationalist discourse lost the elections. One of the biggest losers of the elections was...

Friday, July 6, 2018

A Uni-Multipolar Moment in Turkish Politics
A Uni-Multipolar Moment in Turkish Politics

The Turkish political system is not unipolar, in which a single party acts unilaterally, but has a dominant power whose...

Friday, July 6, 2018

The Turkish Diaspora s Voting Preference in the 24 June
The Turkish Diaspora’s Voting Preference in the 24 June Elections

Turkey's June 24 election results are considered as a chance by the Turkish diaspora to initiate new and stable bilateral...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

They Would Have Crucified Me
“They Would Have Crucified Me”

The trauma experienced by the CHP electorate since the election day is surely in the realm of psychiatry. However, an odd...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Will Turkey Achieve Social Cohesion after the June 24 Elections
Will Turkey Achieve Social Cohesion after the June 24 Elections?

The post-June 24 elections era in Turkey will not nurture the character of a society of rivals. If anything, it will most...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Muharrem Ince vs Kemal Kilicdaroglu Who ll Win This Time
Muharrem Ince vs. Kemal Kilicdaroglu: Who’ll Win This Time?

Despite all the similarities, there is a significant difference between the latest mobilization of the opposition movement...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Turkey s Election and Erdogan s Middle East Policy
Turkey’s Election and Erdogan’s Middle East Policy

Turkey is likely to become a more influential actor in the politics of the Middle East. It is therefore vital that Western...

Friday, June 29, 2018

Turkey s Post-election Foreign Policy Agenda
Turkey’s Post-election Foreign Policy Agenda

The election results brought more space for maneuver for President Erdogan in domestic politics, but the foreign policy...

Friday, June 29, 2018

What to Make of the June 24 Elections in Eastern
What to Make of the June 24 Elections in Eastern Turkey

In the eastern cities of Turkey, where the ethnic Kurdish population is in significant numbers, the competition took place...

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Taking Stock of Turkey's Historic Elections
Taking Stock of Turkey's Historic Elections

The June 24 elections were the first general elections that were held in the aftermath of the failed military coup attempt...

Thursday, June 28, 2018

What do the 24 June Election Results Tell Us
What do the 24 June Election Results Tell Us?

It would not be wrong to state that the main objective of the opposition parties, which was to block Erdogan from winning...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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