Supreme Election Board

YSK concludes presidential polls, Erdoğan to take oath Saturday

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) has finalized the results of the runoff presidential polls in which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan came out to be victorious once again by securing 52.18 percent of the votes.

Erdoğan will take oath on June 3 to start his new five-year term as the 13th president.

Türkiye's electoral board confirms 1st round election results

Türkiye's Supreme Election Board on May 19 confirmed the results of the first round of Türkiye's presidential election in which neither incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan nor his main challenger, opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, receiving the majority support needed for an outright victory.

Unfounded claims shared on social media about election objections not to be trusted: Watchdog

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) watchdog has stated that unfounded claims shared on social media regarding the election objections should not be trusted.

"Objections to YSK will be discussed and finalized within the legal time limit," Ahmet Yener, president of the YSK said.

We will emerge victorious in election, achieve historic success: Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on May 15 that his alliance will emerge victorious in the May 28 runoff election and achieve historic success.

"The May 14 elections, one of the elections with the highest participation in our history, took place in a festive atmosphere befitting our democracy, with the prudence and foresight of our beloved nation," Erdoğan said.

Country records high turnout in presidential, parliamentary elections

Türkiye's historic presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14 witnessed a high voter turnout at 86.2 percent.

The figure was barely below the 88.2 percent turnout in 2018 when Turkish voters headed to ballot boxes to elect the president and members of the parliament.