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CHP’s Izmir is safe

The governing AK Party will not win Turkey's third largest city - and they've only got themselves to blame...

An MHP car crash – including Manisa?

This website predicts the Turkish nationalists will lose Manisa; the party seriously risks losing all their other big councils, too. This morning, James in Turkey predicted the...

The cities that could go at the next election

Outside the biggest cities, wider boundaries and electoral maths suggests Turkey's governing AK party has some vulnerabilities...

MHP ahead in Adana after Durak pulls out

A popular candidate withdraws in favour of the incumbent party - but his name stays on the ballot...

What to expect in Turkey’s local election?

Forget the Erdoğan/Gülen melodrama for a moment: 2009 offers a far better crib sheet for Turks might vote in March...

Three reasons why the AK Party can win Izmir

Turkey’s main opposition party should be very concerned about Binali Yıldırım’s mayoral bid. Izmir is the CHP’s stronghold. That is the cliché churned out...