The Supreme Election Commission: Erdogan is the president of Turkey


The head of the Turkish Supreme Election Commission, Ahmed Yanar, announced that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the second round of the presidential elections.

The candidate of the People’s Alliance, current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the candidate of the Nation Alliance, the head of the Republican People’s Party, Kamal Kilicdaroglu, competed in the run-off.

In a press conference held in the capital, Ankara, on Sunday, Yanar announced Erdogan’s victory in the second round of the elections, according to the non-final results.


He added, “After counting 99.43 percent of the ballot boxes inside and outside the country, Erdogan won 52.14 percent, compared to 47.86 percent for Kemal Kilicdaroglu (the opposition candidate).”

He explained that the rate of open funds reached 99.32 percent inside the country and 88.14 percent abroad.

And Yanar indicated that Erdogan won 51.91 percent of the votes inside the country, while Kilicdaroglu got 48.09 percent.

He pointed out that Erdogan received 59.80 of the votes outside the country, while Kilicdaroglu got 40.20 percent.