electoral threshold Tag Archive

Three things that could ignite Turkey’s election

A series of important but low-key developments over the weekend could revolutionise Turkish politics in the seven months before next year's general election...

Erdoğan’s reform: how to kill the MHP

The prime minister's proposed electoral reforms are mainly designed to destroy Turkey's nationalist party...

Golden Numbers of Election Night

The main figures to watch out for in this weekend's election...

This man is going home, but watch what he does next

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu isn’t a name that is instantly recognisable, neither in his native Turkey nor the many countries he represents across Europe. His job title –...

Who will win Turkey’s next general election?

Thoughts and predictions ahead of the next Turkish parliamentary vote Some astonishing news for you: Turkey’s parliament is playing by the rules. That’s right. The...

Opinion poll suggests huge gains for CHP; hollow victory for AK Party

Metropoll’s latest opinion poll* just over a week ago asked, among other things, for voting intention. Here are the topline percentages, with changes from the 2009 local...

Not a very normal threshold

Europe's highest court throws out arguments that Turkey's electoral threshold, at 10%, is too high...