Local elections special coverage by Hürriyet Daily News
The AKP claims a triumph in local polls around Turkey. The main opposition CHP kept its stronghold of the western province of İzmir, while also collecting a plurality of the votes in the Thrace and western Aegean regions. The MHP has taken the lead in Turkey’s two eastern and southern provinces, which had belonged to other parties since the 2009 local elections.
Results started to come after voting officially ended at 5 p.m. on March 30. More than 50 million people went to the polls amid high participation in the elections.
Hürriyet Daily News covers the election day with fresh reports, live updates and instant results from 81 provinces.
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