Türkiye/Elections: Erdogan ahead with nearly 20% of votes counted

The current President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is ahead in the scrutiny of today’s presidential elections, with 56.67%, when almost 20% of the votes are counted, according to the official Turkish news agency Anatolia.

His main opponent Kemal Kiliçdaroglu follows with 37.41%, at a time when almost 20% of the votes are counted.

Polling stations to elect a President and a parliament in Turkey closed at 15:00 today (17:00 local time), with the elections proceeding without incident.

As of 08:00 local time (05:00 in Lisbon), around 61 million voters were able to exercise their right to vote in the 192,000 ballot boxes distributed across the country’s 81 provinces, with a sixth of voters voting in the Istanbul region.

Source: Expresso by expresso.pt.

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