Recep Tayyip Erdogan the favourite to win Turkey's first presidential election
For the first time, more than three million Turks living abroad can also vote. Erdogan is up against the 70-year ... election campaign. AKP municipalities and companies close to the government provide public space, making Erdogan the most visible candidate.
Turkey's Controversial Prime Minister Leads High-Stakes Presidential Election
ISTANBUL—Sinan Ozer, a 35-year-old municipal councilor from Istanbul ... religious credentials—did not properly reflect the party. Turkish Kurdish presidential candidate for Aug. 10 election, Selahattin Demirtas, addresses his supporters in eastern ...
Afghan political crisis, its impacts on the country economy
This is Afghanistan’s third presidential ... of nine candidates to choose from, On 15 May 2014, the IEC announced the result of the presidential election held on April 5, that a runoff election will be held because no candidate obtained more than ...
Little Support for Third-Party Candidates in 2012 Election
PRINCETON, NJ -- U.S. registered voters show limited support for third-party candidates this year, with the vast majority preferring ... Gallup periodically asks a vote preference question during presidential election years, in which interviewers read ...
Rousseff's Advantage in Presidential Poll Narrows
SAO PAULO--Support for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff over other candidates in October's presidential election ... Party received support from 23% of voters, up from 22%. Eduardo Campos of the Brazilian Socialist Party would come in third with 9% ...