You can follow the election results of the second round here with the lifting of the election bans on 28th May.
The Turkish elections held on May 14, 2023, were marked by a closely contested presidential race and significant results in the parliamentary election. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the incumbent president, secured the highest number of votes, receiving 49.5% of the total. However, since he fell short of the required 50% majority, a second round of voting is scheduled for May 28. Opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu emerged as the runner-up with 44.88% of the votes, presenting a formidable challenge to Erdogan's re-election bid. Sinan Ogan garnered a modest 5.17% of the votes.
In the parliamentary election, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Cumhur Alliance achieved a significant victory, securing 323 out of the 600 seats available. This result grants Erdogan's alliance a majority in the parliament, solidifying his party's dominance and influence over the legislative decision-making process.
With the upcoming second round of the presidential election scheduled for May 28, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is viewed as the favorite to secure the presidency. Despite falling short of the required majority in the first round, Erdogan's strong showing with 49.5% of the votes positions him as a formidable candidate. However, opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu's second-place finish with 44.88% indicates a competitive race ahead. The outcome of the second round will be closely watched, as it holds the potential to shape Turkey's political landscape and governance for the foreseeable future.