Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Even though elections in Turkey are generally considered “free and fair” by the international community, there are procedures that cast a shadow of doubt. This is particularly the case regarding some practices of the Supreme Election Board (YSK) – the body responsible for the elections. At a time of dramatic political polarization, as well as three approaching elections, this article draws attention to the potential for election fraud in Turkey.

 

 

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Cem Toker
Cem Toker
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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