The Latest: Turkish party to challenge election decision - ABC News

Supporters of the 'no' vote, one, holding a banner of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, centre, chant slogans during a protest against the referendum outcome, in Istanbul, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Hundreds of people are queuing in front of ...

Turkey: Election board rejects referendum appeals - Anadolu Agency

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) on Wednesday rejected petitions submitted by three political parties to cancel Sunday's constitutional referendum result. The petitions had been filed by the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), the Peoples' ...

Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum - Fresno Bee

Turkey's electoral board on Wednesday rejected petitions by opposition parties to annul the outcome of a recent referendum on expanding presidential powers because of voting irregularities. The High Electoral Board announced in a written statement its ...

Turkey's election board rejects referendum annulment request - Daily Sabah

Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK) rejected appeals to annul the referendum results after a meeting on Wednesday. The YSK released a written statement following the meeting, saying that the board agreed to reject the petitions submitted by the ...

Turkey's electoral board rejects referendum appeals - Gant Daily

Turkey's top electoral board has overwhelmingly rejected objections to the way the country's referendum was run, Turkey's semi-official Anadolu news agency reported Wednesday. A narrow majority of voters in Sunday's referendum backed the 18-article ...

Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid' - Yahoo News

Turkey's top election authority on Wednesday rejected an opposition bid to annul the referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers after complaints of vote-rigging, state media reported. Ten members of the Supreme Election Board ...

Turkey's opposition CHP says will employ all legal ways to appeal referendum - Daily Mail

ANKARA, April 19 (Reuters) - Turkey's main opposition CHP party said on Wednesday it will employ all legal ways to appeal the referendum granting President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers, after the main electoral board rejected opposition challenges to ...

Turkish election board rejects all referendum appeals - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK), the top office for the final decision on any poll disputes, rejected on April 19 all opposition objections to the results of the April 16 constitutional referendum. Both the main opposition Republican People's ...

Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum:TV - Business Standard

Turkey's top election authority today rejected opposition petitions to annul a key referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers after complaints of vote-rigging, local media reported. Ten members of the Supreme Election Board (YSK) ...

Turkey's electoral board rejects referendum appeals - statement - The Star Online

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's High Electoral Board rejected on Wednesday appeals to from the main opposition parties to annul the referendum granting President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, the board said in a statement. Opposition parties ...

Reports: Turkey's electoral board rejects opposition request to annul referendum result in 10-1 vote - Washington Post

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Turkish election authority rejects claims of fraud in referendum - Middle East Eye

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey's supreme election authority has rejected calls to annul the result of Sunday's referendum on presidential powers, only 24 hours after it was itself accused of helping facilitate mass voting fraud. The board, known as the YSK, ...

Election fraud claims in Turkey fuel tensions, protests - Deutsche Welle

Allegations of voter fraud have undermined the legitimacy of a referendum to further empower President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The stage is set for protracted political instability and polarization. Türkei Protest gegen Referendum in Istanbul | Caglayan ...

Turkish election board rejects main opposition's application to annul referendum - Hurriyet Daily News

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) on April 19 rejected the main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) application to annul the April 16 referendum on constitutional changes over irregularities. YSK head Sadi Güven told reporters that the ...

A Petition to Reverse Turkish Electoral Council Results Attracted Half A Million Already - Washington Hatti (press release)

A change.org petition that started after the April 16th Constitutional Referendum in Turkey already attracted more than 480.000 signatures. The petition is asking for the reversal of a controversial last-minute decision made by the highest authority on ...

Turkey's AKP eyes gradual Erdogan return to party after referendum win - TODAYonline

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting in Ankara. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments. Tweet · Share. Published: 7:30 PM, April 19, 2017. Updated: 11:20 PM, April ...

Protests continue as Turkey extends state of emergency - Mehr News Agency - English Version

ANKARA, Apr. 19 (MNA) – The opposition Republican People's Party's deputy chair said that opposition believes that the extension of the country's state of emergency by Ankara is a deliberate attempt to silence objectors of and suppress protests against ...

Turkey's main opposition party seeks annulment of referendum - TRT World

The CHP submitted an application to annul Sunday's vote, objecting to the electoral board's decision to allow unstamped ballots. Turkey's Supreme Electoral Council will hear objections against Sunday's referendum today. Photo by: Reuters. The ...

Turkish Democracy and Its Discontents - National Review

'We call on the authorities to launch a transparent investigation into these alleged irregularities,” said European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas after Turkey's Sunday referendum to approve an “executive-style presidency” for Recep Tayyip ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals for annulment of referendum - TODAYonline

ANKARA - Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition HDP filed an appeal to the country's electoral board on Wednesday for the annulment of a referendum which handed President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, saying there had been widespread violations.