Turkey's Election 2018
Turkish people will go to the polls to elect their president and MPs on June 24, 2018.
The upcoming June 24 elections will mark the beginning of a new period in Turkey, whereby a popularly elected president will hold the executive power, while the parliament will be solely responsible for legislation. Recent amendments to electoral and political party laws have been made in accordance with the latest constitutional changes, which have led to many modifications to governance, such as enabling political parties to form electoral alliances in the pre-election period, and allowing the president to maintain an affiliation to his/her party once elected. This info pack provides information on the significance of the upcomign election, the electoral process for electing the president and members of parliament, and the presidential candidates.