Turkish opposition still claims lead in Istanbul recount

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Turkey ‘s main opposition candidate in Sunday’s Istanbul local elections said on Friday he remained ahead by 18,742 votes after a recount of invalid votes in 17 of the city’s 39 districts.

Late on Thursday, election officials expanded the vote recount in Istanbul, broadcaster CNN Turk said, as President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party pushed its appeal against its shock election defeat there. It was unclear how many districts would ultimately see recounts.

Republican People’s Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu...


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Turkish opposition still claims lead in Istanbul recount


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