YSK releases official results of Nov 1 snap elections

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Baku, November 12, AZERTAC

Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK) has announced the official results of the Nov. 1 snap elections, noting that the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Republican People’s Party (CHP), Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) obtained 317, 134, 59 and 40 seats, respectively, according to Hurriyet Daily News.

YSK head Sadi Guven held a press briefing on Nov. 12 to announce the official results of the general elections, in which 16 political parties participated on Nov. 1.

Polling stations were established in 54 countries and 113 representation offices around the globe, Guven said, noting that over 85 percent of eligible voters participated in the elections.

Guven said fewer problems were encountered during the elections as the number of invalid votes diminished, more observers were trained and no electricity cuts were reported.

According to the announcements, the AKP won the highest number of seats in the parliament with 317 deputies. It was followed by the CHP (134), HDP (59) and MHP (40).

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