Turkey begins voting in new parliamentary elections

ANKARA, 1st November, 2015 (WAM) -- Turkish voters today began casting their ballots in early parliamentary elections that were called after political parties failed to form a coalition government following the June elections.

The number of registered voters in Turkey are 54,049,940 and an additional 2,895,885 who will be voting from outside the country to select representatives for the new Turkish parliament, with 16 parties competing for positions.


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