Turks abroad cast their vote in the second round


Turkish voters living abroad began casting their ballots in the second round of the Turkish presidential elections on Saturday.

Overseas voters in many countries headed to the polls on Saturday to vote.

In Spain, Turkish voters began casting their votes this morning at the polls at the Turkish Embassy in Madrid and the Consulate in Barcelona.

Voting for Turkish voters in Spain continues until May 22, between eight in the morning and ten in the evening, local time.


Turkish voters abroad went to the polls in several countries on Saturday, including Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

On May 14, Turkey witnessed presidential and parliamentary elections, and the candidate of the “Public Alliance” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the candidate of the “Nation Alliance” leader of the Republican People’s Party, Kamal Kilicdaroglu, and the candidate of the “Ata Alliance” (ancestors) Sinan Ogan competed for the presidency.

Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Commission officially announced the second round of presidential elections between Erdogan and Kilicdaroglu on May 28, as no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote.

Erdogan won 49.52 percent of the vote, while Kilicdaroglu won 44.88 percent and Sinan Ogan 5.17 percent, according to the final results announced by the Supreme Elections Commission on Friday.