Türkiye continues to wait excitedly for the elections to be held on Sunday, May 14. This vote is one of the most critical in Türkiye's election history. In the voting, the ruling party Justice and Development Party (AK Party) will represent the opposition party consisting of six parties, while the leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will represent the Nation Alliance. Academician Sinan Ogan was nominated as a candidate for the Ata Alliance. The Ata Alliance is made up of smaller nationalist parties. Muharrem İnce, the only candidate without an alliance, withdrew on Thursday, but Muharrem İnce's name will remain on the ballot papers.
Muharrem İnce's name will be on the ballot, despite resigning from the candidacy
YSK Chairman announced: We will announce the uncertain results on the same day Supreme Election Board (YSK) Chairman Ahmet Yener stated that they have completed the preparations for the Presidential and 28th Term Parliamentary Elections to be held on 14 May, and that they have taken all kinds of security measures, and added: We will announce the uncertain results on the same day.
The Supreme Election Board (YSK) Chairman Ahmet Yener stated that they have completed the preparations for the Presidential and 28th Term Parliamentary Elections to be held on 14 May and that they have taken all kinds of security measures.
Explaining the measures taken with regard to election security, Yener said that the elections to be held on 14 May are an important step in the history of Turkish democracy, and that these elections went down in history as the election in which the political parties qualified to participate in the elections had the highest participation.
Chairman Yener stated that the YSK has completed its preparations for the election and voting day, and that business and transactions continue in their normal course in accordance with the Election Calendar.
Ahmet Yener said, "All measures regarding technological infrastructure such as power cuts and cyber attacks were taken on the election day, and necessary trial tests were carried out. As of now, all measures have been taken by the YSK, our provincial and district election boards to ensure that elections can be held in a healthy and safe environment." he said.
Stating that the distribution of ballot papers has been completed, Yener stated that for the first time in this election, templates have been prepared to enable visually impaired voters to vote on their own.
Pointing out that the basic document of the election is the ballot box results report, Ahmet Yener emphasized that there are also political party members in the ballot box committees and that the minutes are signed by all ballot box committee members.
Yener stated that the political parties competing in the elections are also included in all ballot box committees, and that all ballot box results minutes are given to the members of the political parties in charge of the ballot box, and reminded that these minutes are scanned in the official format and entered into the system, and that they are also shared with the headquarters of the political parties.
Stating that the laws regarding the election also determine the authorities for objection and complaint against the election results, Yener said, "All these mechanisms operate throughout the election and our elections are concluded safely." said.