HUGE: Erdogan candidate just got STOMPED in election re-do!

At the end of March, Turkey held local elections all around the country. While there were no parliamentary elections up for a vote, Erdogan’s AKP was very much on the ticket with his right-hand man, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, running for Mayor of Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul.

And the AKP lost. Not only did they lose Istanbul, they also lost the capital Ankara and Izmir.

Erdogan was not happy to say the least. Weeks later the courts, which Erdogan purged of any opposition after the phony coup, eventually declared a re-vote in Istanbul.

That re-vote was held today.



For the last week or more Erdogan has been publicly slamming the CHP candidate, Ekrem İmamoğlu, in hopes of sending Yildirim to a victory. But that’s not what happened.

The CHP candidate won with more than 700,000 votes over Erdogan’s candidate, AKP’s Yildirim.

According to Ahval News, İmamoğlu increased his victory from March 31st by 6 percent!

In other words, all the work Erdogan did to force a re-do of the Istanbul vote and then to smear the CHP candidate for the last week ended in disaster for him. And this could mean big changes for future parliamentary elections because Istanbul is such a large city.

How Erdogan responds to all of this remains to be seen, but I can’t imagine with all the power he has now that he’s just gonna let this crushing defeat stand. He might not move on this in the short-term, but my guess is that he’ll find some reason to undermine the election results and perhaps even have them overturned.

After all, we’ve seen how Erdogan systematically took over media companies in order to silence any opposition. How much more important are Turkey’s largest cities, now that they are controlled by his opposition?

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26 thoughts on “HUGE: Erdogan candidate just got STOMPED in election re-do!

  1. The CHP candidate will be found to have committed suicide with a shotgun blast to the back of the head with his bags packed by the front door.

  2. At this point I’m just surprised that Erdogan doesn’t have the power to fix the elections in order to prevent these opposition politicians from winning office.

  3. Erdogan is a dictator. This “free and fair” election will not end well for the people of Turkey, anymore than our own elections resulted in that loser, Hillary, continuously seething with fury and weaving lies to implicate Trump in the very crimes Hillary, herself, is guilty of committing!

    Meanwhile, GET OUR MILITARY AND ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS OUT OF INCIRLIK! 😕

    1. That would be the worst move to withdraw our forces from INCIRLIK Air Base. Having our forces there keeps us closer to this douchebag Erdogan and more importantly keeps him and his country away from the Russians. You withdraw from Turkey, the Turks will also no doubt move on the Kurds in Northern Iraq who have been our staunch ally since the 80s against Saddam and ISIS.

      It’s a shit sandwich, but national security, military readiness and foreign policy demands Turkey be kept close, especially if Erdogan is on the way out.

        1. That would be the last mistake Erdogan ever made.

          Besides, there’s no political play there for Erdogan. He doesn’t want America pissed off at him, NATO would get involved, and Russia wouldn’t get involved if Erdogan started taking American prisoners…Putin would have to wash his hands of Erdogan to not piss off America

    1. Hahahahahaha! Of course they do! They just want him to be a benevolent dictator that dictates they way they want things dictated. Sometimes they’ll even color it up with a facade of democracy to make it seem legit.

      Where have you been in America since 2008-Present?

  4. The CHP candidate will be found to have committed suicide with a shotgun blast to the back of the head with his bags packed by the front door.

  5. At this point I’m just surprised that Erdogan doesn’t have the power to fix the elections in order to prevent these opposition politicians from winning office.

  6. Erdogan is a dictator. This “free and fair” election will not end well for the people of Turkey, anymore than our own elections resulted in that loser, Hillary, continuously seething with fury and weaving lies to implicate Trump in the very crimes Hillary, herself, is guilty of committing!

    Meanwhile, GET OUR MILITARY AND ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS OUT OF INCIRLIK! 😕

    1. That would be the worst move to withdraw our forces from INCIRLIK Air Base. Having our forces there keeps us closer to this douchebag Erdogan and more importantly keeps him and his country away from the Russians. You withdraw from Turkey, the Turks will also no doubt move on the Kurds in Northern Iraq who have been our staunch ally since the 80s against Saddam and ISIS.

      It’s a shit sandwich, but national security, military readiness and foreign policy demands Turkey be kept close, especially if Erdogan is on the way out.

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