Turkish local elections

İYİ Party: Nation Alliance is over

The opposition Nation Alliance has completed its mission as the elections are over, and all sides will go their separate ways, a senior member of the İYİ (Good) Party has said.

"All alliances are election alliances, and when the election is over, all alliances disappear," İYİ Party Secretary-General Uğur Poyraz said on June 1 in a televised interview.

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.

YSK bars using name of ‘Nation Alliance’ in 16 constituencies

The opposition Nation Alliance will not be able to run with its name in 16 constituencies, the election watchdog has ruled.

The two biggest components of the alliance, the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the İYİ (Good) Party, asked the YSK to appear on the ballot paper under the title of the Nation Alliance in 16 provinces where they decided to run on a single slate.