Over 4 million people to vote presidential elections in Türkiye’s Ankara

Over 4 million people to vote presidential elections in Türkiye’s Ankara

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 14. More than 4 million people will vote in the Turkish capital Ankara in the presidential and parliamentary elections, TurkicWorld reports.

The number of ballot boxes in the capital - 12,250.

Türkiye is holding presidential and parliamentary elections today.

Turkish President, Head of Justice and Development Party (AKP) Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Fatherland Union candidate Sinan Ogan and Republican People's Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kilicdarogu stand as candidates in the elections.

In addition, 600 deputies in 87 constituencies will be elected to the Turkish Grand National Assembly. 24 parties and 151 independent candidates participate in the elections.

Türkiye has over 191,000 ballot boxes installed. There are 60,697,843 registered voters in the country. About 5 million of them are voting for the first time.

Voting will begin at 08:00 Ankara time and will last until 17:00. Chairman of the Supreme Electoral Council (CEC) Ahmet Yener said that the preliminary results will be announced on the same day.