HDP’s presidential candidate Demirtaş starts declaring donations
Peoples’ Democracy Party (HDP) co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş has been the first presidential candidate to start to publicize donations. AA PhotoOne of the three presidential hopefuls, Peoples’ Democracy Party (HDP) co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş, has started publicizing all donations received by his campaign.
Demirtaş’s personal website, http://selahattindemirtas.net, announced that as of the morning of July 21, 361,411 Turkish Liras had been donated by 1,460 people to a bank account allocated for his campaign.
Information about donations to Demirtaş’s campaign will be updated regularly, Anadolu Agency reported.
Only Turkish citizens are legally allowed to make donations to political campaigns in Turkey. According to the law, the highest single donation one individual can make for each round is set at 9,082 Turkish Liras and 51 kuruş.