The voting results are announced

The second round of the presidency voting in Turkey is over. No one was able to get the quarum of 367 votes. 3rd round will be on 28th of August.

The voting results are announced


M.Hasan UNCULAR / Worldbulletin News Center

The second round of the presidency voting in Turkey started after the Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan opened the session at 15:00.

The quorum of 367 was ready: 15:10.

Mr Toptan explained the procedure in the voting:15:13

The deputies started to vote:15:16
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and the Minister of Defense Vecdi Gonul voted first:15:17

The presidency candidates Abdullah Gül and Sabahattin Çakmakoğlu vote one after another just as it was in the first round of the election: 15.39

The voting is announced to be over: 15:58

The votes started to be counted: 16:00

The results of the voting come to Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan's desk: 16.21

Here are the results: 16:42

AK Party - Abdullah Gül: 337

MHP - Sabahattin Çakmakoğlu: 71

DSP - Tayfun İçli: 14

Empty: 24

Total: 446

AKP objects the results, and the votes are counted again. The third round of the elections will be on 28th of August.

The results were read by the Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan: 16:45



 

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