Elections for the presidency of Turkey: Erdogan or Kilicdaroglu? 5 ideas to help you


Turkey’s presidential election is scheduled to take place on June 24, 2018. The two main candidates are incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and main opposition candidate Muharrem Ince, who is supported by the Republican People’s Party (CHP).

Erdogan has been the President of Turkey since 2014, and is running under the banner of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). He is seen as a strong leader who has consolidated power and is popular among conservative voters.

Ince is a CHP politician who has served in Parliament since 2002. He is seen as a moderate-leftist and has campaigned on a platform of social justice and economic reform.

Erdogan and Ince both have high approval ratings, but Erdogan is favored to win the election due to his strong support base.

Erdogan and Ince are both running on platforms that are seen as being in opposition to each other, so citizens will need to decide which candidate best matches their values and political views.