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Turkey: Critical Elections Tomorrow - Information, Background and Analysis

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Polling stations in eastern Turkey closed at 4:00pm and in western Turkey at 5:00pm.

The election board allowed media to begin reporting unofficial results at about 7:00pm.

Since then there has been a great deal of controversy because the two news agencies who are collecting and distributing results are reporting very different results.

The Anadolu Agency, a semi-official agency, has been reporting that AKP has been doing very well while Cihan, a private company, has been reporting results which show AKP as not doing so well.

And, CHP officials have reported that according to their results CHP is ahead in both Istanbul and Ankara.

Later when results are clearer I will write about them.

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