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How can Turks living abroad vote in Turkey’s run-off elections? | news

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won re-election in a hotly contested runoff election on Sunday.

After tallying more than 99 percent of the domestic and international vote, Erdogan received 52.16 percent of the vote, with challenger Kemal Kildaroglu on 47.84 percent.

Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for two decades, will now be re-elected for another five years.

The result is shown below.

domestic election results

Erdogan won 52 of the country’s 81 provinces, one more than in the first round.

Kilicdaroglu repeated his first-round performance by winning Turkey’s largest city Istanbul and capital Ankara.

Domestic voter turnout was 85.7%, about 3% below the first round of voting on May 14.

international election results

Just over 1.7 million of the 3.4 million eligible Turks living abroad voted in the May 21-24 runoff.

With 95 percent of the ballot boxes open, Erdogan received 59.4 percent of the international vote, compared with Kilicdaroglu’s 40.6 percent.

The map below highlights the results of the second round of voting. Hover over each country for a more detailed breakdown of results. Note that not all countries report full results.

More countries where Turkish citizens voted for Erdogan:

Most of Erdogan’s international votes come from citizens living in large European diaspora countries, including Germany, France and the Netherlands, as well as throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

In Germany, which has 1.5 million eligible voters, Erdogan won about 67 percent of the vote.

Turkish voters in Lebanon led Erdogan’s vote with 95 percent, followed by Jordan (90 percent) and Egypt (78 percent).

More Turks living in the following countries favor Erdogan:

Lebanon (95.28%), Jordan (90.37%), Egypt (78.59%), Belgium (74.91%), Pakistan (73.91%), Austria (73.88%), Kyrgyzstan (71.34%), Netherlands (70.45%), Saudi Arabia Arab (69.3%), Germany (67.36%), France (66.57%), Libya (66.28%), Kuwait (64.61%), Qatar (61.71%), Luxembourg (60.64%), Denmark (60.47%), Algeria ( 58.96) %), Morocco (58.58%), Iraq (58.42%), Uzbekistan (57.55%), Malaysia (57.11%), Iran (55.1%), Norway (54.23%), Azerbaijan (53.59%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (51.24%) and Tanzania (50.45%).

Erdogan infographic
(Al Jazeera)

More countries where Turkish citizens voted for Kilicdaroglu:

Kilicdaroglu dominated many parts of Europe and North America, and he got more than 80% of the vote in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and many parts of Southern and Eastern Europe.

Most Turks living in the following countries prefer Kilicdaroglu:

Portugal (94.65%), Estonia (94.17%), Ireland (91.2%), Poland (90.02%), Czech Republic (89.28%), Lithuania (89.07%), Singapore (88.75%), New Zealand (86.01%), Montenegro (84.63%), the United States (82.57%), Greece (81.55%), Thailand (81.52%), Canada (80.86%), the United Kingdom (80.38%), Hungary (76.94%), Malta (76.9%), Brazil ( 74.59%) %), Belarus (74.43%), Italy (74.13%), Israel (74.07%), South Africa (73.05%), Bulgaria (72.47%), China (71.99%), Bahrain (71.5%), Spain (71.1%) , Finland (70.55%), Georgia (66.67%), Albania (65.71%), Oman (65.56%), United Arab Emirates (64.72%), Japan (63.48%), Romania (59.67%), Nigeria (59.6%), Serbia (59.19%), Ukraine (58.33%), Cyprus (58.15%), Switzerland (57.18%), Moldova (57.14%), Kosovo (56.9%), Australia (56.29%), Russia (54.81%), North Macedonia ( 54.62%), Sweden (53.08%), Turkmenistan (52.24%) and Kazakhstan (52.18%).

Profile of Kemal Kilicdaroglu
(Al Jazeera)

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