Turnout of voters abroad within Turkish presidential elections to be lower than expected

Turnout of voters abroad within Turkish presidential elections to be lower than expected

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turnout of the voters living abroad will be lower than expected and may be less than 50 percent in the Turkish presidential elections, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Emrullah Ishler said, according to the Turkish Haber7 TV channel.

This may be due to the fact that the voting within the presidential election is conducted abroad for the first time, he said.

Despite the fact that all the conditions have been created for Turkish citizens living abroad to register online at the website of the Central Election Commission (CEC), the number of registered voters on the website was less than 10 percent, according to the deputy PM.

The voting in the Turkish presidential election for the country's citizens living abroad was held on July 31.

Turkish citizens, living in Russia, Canada, Australia, Germany, U.S., Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Romania, Saudi Arabia and Turkmenistan voted in the presidential election on July 31.

The voting in such countries as Azerbaijan, Albania, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Iran, Ireland, Spain, Kuwait, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Poland, Sudan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Oman, Jordan, New Zealand will be held on August 3, 2014. In the case of holding the second round of the presidential election, the voting in these countries will take place on August 17.

The voting will last from 08:00 to 17:00 local time (GMT+5) on August 3, Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend.
Only Turkish citizens who have been registered online on the website of the Central Election Commission (CEC) until July 9 will be able to vote in Turkey's presidential election, the embassy said.

Some 6,305 out of 15,536 Turkish citizens living in Azerbaijan will be able to take part in the presidential election, according to the Turkish embassy.

Around 5,611 of them will vote in Baku, 291 - in Nakhchivan and 403 - in Ganja.
In the case of holding the second round of the presidential election, the voting in Azerbaijan will take place on August 17

The presidential election in Turkey has been scheduled for August 10, 2014. If none of the candidates gains 51 percent of votes in the first round, the second round will take place on August 24.

As distinct from the previous presidential election, the Turkish president will be elected by the people, not by the parliament as of 2014, according to the results of a referendum held in 2007. The Turkish president will be elected for five-year term instead of the previous seven-year term, according to the referendum results.

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party nominated Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's candidacy for the presidential election.

Turkish oppositional Republican People's Party (CHP) nominated the former Secretary-General of the OIC Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu as a candidate for the presidential elections on June 16.

Edited by CN

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