Select Page

Poll Shows Support for Erdogan Eroding, Vote Going to Second Round #TurkishElections2018

Poll Shows Support for Erdogan Eroding, Vote Going to Second Round <a class="hashtagger" href="">#TurkishElections2018</a>

Tayyip Erdogan is seen falling short of a first-round victory in Turkey’s presidential election, with his support dipping 1.6 points in one week, according to a survey by pollster Gezici published on Thursday.

The poll also showed his ruling AK Party was forecast to lose its parliamentary majority in the June 24 vote.

Gezici’s survey of 2,814 respondents, conducted on June 2-3, showed Erdogan receiving 47.1 percent of votes in the first round of presidential election, down from a level of 48.7 percent in a survey which it conducted a week earlier.

The poll showed that the AK Party’s alliance with the nationalist MHP would fall short of a majority in the 600-seat assembly, with 48.7 percent of the votes, unchanged from the figure in the previous survey a week earlier.


Also read:  Honorary Titles and Martyrdom the FSA? #OperationOliveBranch

About The Author

Sigma Selected

Sigma Selected are independent of the news-gathering side of our organization.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Justice and Development Party (Turkey), Nationalist Movement Party, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, TurkishElections2018
Turkish Opposition Gets Creative
Turkish Opposition Gets Creative as Erdogan Tightens Grip on Media #TurkishElections2018

With most mainstream media under government control, Turkish opposition tries to reach voters in June 24 vote using social media...