Turkish municipal elections focus on Erdogan's bid for Istanbul

Voice of America - VOA News March 31, 2024, 02:00 AM UTC

Summary: Turks vote in municipal elections with focus on Erdogan's bid to reclaim Istanbul from Imamoglu. Imamoglu's 2019 win was a blow to Erdogan, who secured re-election in 2023. Polls suggest a tight race in Istanbul, with economic woes and diverse voter considerations at play. Erdogan aims to win back Ankara as well. Results could reinforce Erdogan's control or signal change in Turkey's political landscape.

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