Turkey’s election process starts today


Time really does fly, four years has past and it’s almost time for Turkey’s general elections once again. On the 12th of June 2011, the Millions of Turkish voters will go to ballot boxes elect their leaders.

Turkey’s Supreme Board of Election (YSK) announced the official election process starts today, 14th of March.

According to the board, the lists for neighbourhood units will be made public on March 18 and will be available until March 31.

Once voter lists are clear, voter information cards will be prepared and they will be distributed to electors starting from April 24.

The final lists of deputy candidates of political parties and independent candidates will be announced as of April 29.

Election process will then start at customs gates on May 10. Election propaganda will take start and restrictions to be implemented during the election process will take effect as of June 2.

Propaganda speeches will be aired on radio and TV channels starting from June 5 and the propaganda period will be over as of 6 p.m. on June 11.

Millions of Turkish voters will go to ballot boxes to elect their administrators on June 12.

Turkish people go to ballot booths for general elections every four years.




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