Justice and Development Party

Parliamentary results expected on May 30

The final results of the parliamentary elections held on May 14 will be announced on May 30 at the latest, according to Supreme Election Council (YSK) head Ahmet Yener.

"The appeal files that have reached the [Supreme Election] council will be discussed today, and depending on their fate, the parliamentary results will be known today or tomorrow," YSK head Ahmet Yener said on May 29.

Erdoğan thanks supporters as unofficial results show him leading in runoff

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan thanked supporters on May 28 as the vote count has neared end, with unofficial results showing him leading in runoff.

"We will be ruling the country for the coming five years," Erdoğan told his cheering supporters from atop a bus in his home district in Istanbul. "God willing, we will be deserving of your trust."

1.5 mln overseas electors cast votes in presidential runoff

Around 1.5 million Turkish citizens living abroad have cast their votes in the presidential election runoff, causing long queues at the country's representative offices.

The election board has reinstalled ballot boxes at 167 points in 151 representative offices across 73 countries for the presidential runoff, which is slated for May 28 at home.

Turkish Nationalist Presidential Candidate Ogan Backs Erdogan in Run-off

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shaking hands with former presidential candidate of the ATA Alliance, Sinan Ogan (L) in Istanbul. 19 May 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/PRESIDENT PRESS OFFICE HANDOUT

"I will support President Erdogan in the second round and I call on our supporters to vote for People's Alliance's candidate Erdogan," Ogan said on Monday.