2017 referendum

Turkey’s referendum: three main outcomes

Erdoğan's AK Party membership, the judiciary and the cabinet will be the first to change when the official referendum results are published this week...

LIVE: Turkey votes April 2017

Updates throughout the day on 16 April 2017 as Turkey decides whether to switch from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency...

Yes still ahead but watch out for Istanbul

The last Qriously poll published on JamesInTurkey.com retains a solid Yes lead, but the regional breakdown could generate surprises on Sunday...

Confusing Turkish nationalists with federalism

With three days until referendum day, at least part of the nationalist vote is still up for grabs...

Yes still ahead, but gap narrows in new Turkish referendum poll

The results of Qriously's second poll for this website, as others suggest a narrow advantage for Yes...

Sriously? A few thoughts on our poll last week

JamesInTurkey.com crashed repeatedly after we published a poll suggesting a 61% Yes victory...

A fortnight before Turkey votes, Yes votes soar high

The Yes campaign in Turkey’s executive presidency referendum is cruising to a comfortable victory next month, a survey released to JamesInTurkey.com says....

The Turkish opposition’s stress ball strategy

The leader of the No side is fighting this referendum campaign on the right...

How Turkey suddenly changed its Dutch dates

In the space of five days, Turkey brought forward its Netherlands referendum event to before the Dutch election...

Turkey’s referendum clash with Europe

Should Turkish leaders be allowed to campaign in Europe? Absolutely. Could Turkey have waited six days until the Dutch election was over? You bet....