This info pack delves into the question of why local elections are an important phenomena in Turkish political life.

Abdullah KeşvelioğluMuhammed Lütfi TürkcanAlpaslan OğuzEdebali Murat Akça22 March 2019

Local elections in Turkey have always been perceived as the cornerstone of politics in the country by political parties, individual politicians and voters alike. This info pack delves into the question of why local elections are an important phenomena in Turkish political life. It also provides the profiles of the major political parties running in the elections and their manifestos for the upcoming local elections. In addition, essential information about the March 31 polls is laid out with a particular attention to the major cities, namely Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir. Lastly, the info pack explores measures taken to ensure security for the elections, information regarding election integrity and how votes are cast and regulated.

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