Shifting Centres and Dead-ends: An Analysis of the Presidential Elections in Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the first publicly elected President of Turkey in the history of the Republic, winning 52% of the votes at the presidential elections of August 10. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoğlu, joint candidate of the CHP (secularist, so-called centre-left) and the MHP (nationalist, centre-right), finished … Continue reading Shifting Centres and Dead-ends: An Analysis of the Presidential Elections in Turkey