School in Istanbul’s Avcılar district packed with voters
ISTANBUL – Demirören News Agency
With more than 18,000 voters registered in the 53 ballot boxes placed in its classrooms, the school was the biggest polling station in Istanbul.
The total number of students enrolled at the Leyla Bayram Primary School, 5,300, outnumbers the population of 66 districts across Turkey. Some 155 teachers work at the school, according to official figures.
The police took tight security measures around the school.