Erdogan on track to lose Turkey’s biggest cities in shock poll upset

Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) gather in front of the party's headquarters to celebrate the municipal elections results in Ankara, Turkey, March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party was on track on Monday to lose control of Turkey’s two biggest cities, Istanbul and Ankara, in a stunning local election setback that could complicate the president’s plans to combat recession. While official vote tallies and Turkish broadcasters put the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidates […]

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