GET OUT AND VOTE!
Today is election day in Turkey. The Prime Minister is not up for re-election, but his party is. The three largest cities are Istanbul (over 14 million), Ankara (about 5 million) and Izmir (about 3.5 million).
Below is some reading from Turkish & International newspapers on the subject:
Turkey Politicians Make Final Push Before Local Elections, Wall Street Journal
Over 50 million Turkish citizens to vote in tense ballot, Hurriyet Daily News
Looking back at Turkey’s local elections, Hurriyet Daily News
LIVE: FEMEN shows up in Turkish PM Erdoğan’s constituency on election day, Hurriyet Daily News
AKP faces tough test in Turkey’s local polls, AlJazeera
Opinion: Turkish local elections of international importance, Deutsche Welle