Published On: Sun, Jun 7th,

Polling for Parliamentary Elections in Turkey; Turks Head to Elect New Government

Turks have set all to elect new government for their better future as heading to the polls in a key parliamentary election, though ruling party legislators can remark the constitution to boost the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


The voters in country are moving towards polling stations to cast their vote in crucial parliamentary election by hoping that could lead to fundamental changes in how the country is governed.

Parliamentary election is being done on Sunday to get better government who will resolve ongoing issues in country as well will fulfill economic promises. The polling was started at 8 a.m. local time (0500GMT) and will be closed at 5pm (1400GMT), with non-official results expected by the ending of the day.

This time the political atmosphere looks so disturbing just because of bombings targeting the country’s Kurdish-oriented left-wing party and some bitter statements are being appeared from party leaders and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


According to Turkish media report, Development (AK) party and conservative Justice, the ruling party since 2002 and formerly led by Erdogan, is wishing to achieve to attain a two-thirds majority in the 550-seat parliament.

It would allow the party to vary the constitution to replace Turkish parliamentary system with a presidential system that gives the president with strong authorities. The party will be able to draft a constitution and attempt to have it approved through a referendum while protecting 330 seats.

It also to be revealed by considering recent survey that there is no sign appearing of the AK party’s victory in latest election with such a large margin.

The harsh statements have been appearing by the three largest opposition parties in parliament against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as well as criticism is being done on his past and every act.

These three political parties have rejected presidential system.