(MENAFN- AzerNews) Millions of voters started heading to the polls in Türkiye as
the country's first-ever presidential runoff election began Sunday
at 8 a.m. local time (0500GMT), Azernews reports, citing foreign
More than 64.1 million people are registered to vote, including
over 1.92 million who already cast their ballots at overseas
A total of 191,885 ballot boxes have been set up for voters in
Voters will choose between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who
is seeking reelection, and main opposition candidate Kemal
Overseas voting was held until May 24. As for customs gates,
voters will be able to cast their ballots until domestic polling
stations close at 5 p.m. local time (1400GMT) on Sunday.
Millions of voters went to the polls on May 14 to elect the
country's president and members of its 600-seat parliament.
Erdogan's People's Alliance won a majority against the
opposition's six-party Nation alliance in parliament.
But the presidential race will be decided in Sunday's runoff
since no candidate could get the required 50% in the first round,
though Erdogan was in the lead.
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