Turkey Local Elections 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

Reflections on the Erdogan-Imamoglu Meeting
Reflections on the Erdogan-Imamoglu Meeting

During the meeting between the two, Erdogan and Imamoglu spoke about the future of Istanbul and the dynamics of the...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Sisyphean Task of CHP Reproducing Anti-Erdogan Discourse
The Sisyphean Task of CHP: Reproducing Anti-Erdogan Discourse

Reproducing anti-Erdogan discourse has become the Sisyphean task of the CHP in order to cover the failure of the party.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Turkey s Domestic Policy Agenda in 2019 Further Challenges and
Turkey’s Domestic Policy Agenda in 2019: Further Challenges and New Opportunities

New determinants in Turkish politics reflect one point: It is possible to see a new balance of power among political...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

AK Party's Istanbul candidate to be revealed on Saturday
AK Party's Istanbul candidate to be revealed on Saturday

The AK Party is expected to reveal its candidate for Istanbul on Saturday.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Negotiations for local elections are changing each week
Negotiations for local elections are changing each week

After the party assembly meeting for determining candidates for local elections yesterday, Seyit Torun – deputy head of...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Using Micro-Campaigns in Turkey s Local Elections
Using Micro-Campaigns in Turkey’s Local Elections

President Erdogan announced that traditional election campaign methods causing visual and noise pollution will be...

Monday, December 17, 2018

Who Will Compete for Istanbul Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu
Who Will Compete for Istanbul? Binali Yildirim and Ekrem Imamoglu?

Kilicdaroglu is said to have decided the name for Istanbul: Ekrem Imamoglu – the current lead of Beylikduzu. Therefore,...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Have the Boundaries of an Alliance between Turkey's Opposition Parties
Have the Boundaries of an Alliance between Turkey's Opposition Parties already been Drawn?

How will the opposition bloc in Turkey manage to form a balance between their ideological orientation and their interests?...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

People s Alliance A Game Changer in Turkish Politics
People’s Alliance: A Game Changer in Turkish Politics?

The leader of MHP, Devlet Bahceli, stated that the MHP would not nominate its own candidates in Istanbul, Ankara, and...

Monday, November 26, 2018

Continuing Alliances in Turkey s 2019 Local Elections
Continuing Alliances in Turkey’s 2019 Local Elections

The local elections to be held in Turkey in 2019 will take place in a rather general elections atmosphere, as has been the...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Revealing the AK Party s Candidate Selection Strategy
Revealing the AK Party’s Candidate Selection Strategy

As the upcoming local elections are a crucial turning point for the AK Party and the consolidation of the new political...

Monday, December 3, 2018

Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP
Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP?

The CHP and the Iyi Party are trying to find a way to make not a broad but a limited cooperation and are seeking to find a...

Monday, November 19, 2018

Candidates for Turkey's Local Elections to be Announced Soon
Candidates for Turkey's Local Elections to be Announced Soon

Change is expected in the AK Party candidate profiles that more than half the candidates will probably be new names. For...

Friday, November 23, 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

The Future of the People s Alliance
The Future of the People’s Alliance

If the AK Party and the MHP are able to balance between “being rivals” in the local elections and “being partners” in the...

Tuesday, November 6, 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

Turkey's Political Parties Set their Local Election Strategies
Turkey's Political Parties Set their Local Election Strategies

What do the political parties in Turkey plan for the local elections 2019? What will be their local elections strategies?...

Monday, October 15, 2018

Can CHP and HDP Form an Alliance in Turkey's 2019
Can CHP and HDP Form an Alliance in Turkey's 2019 Local Elections?

Even though the CHP’s strategy in local elections is not clear yet, taking into consideration discussions made, it is...

Monday, September 17, 2018

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