Mansur Yavas, mayoral candidate of the primary opposition Republican Individuals’s Occasion (CHP), casts is poll accompanied by his spouse Nursen Yavas and his daughter Armagan Yavas, at a polling station through the municipal elections in Ankara, Turkey, March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s primary opposition candidate for the capital Ankara maintained his slim lead in Sunday’s native elections after greater than three-quarters of poll containers have been opened, broadcaster NTV stated.
Mansur Yavas, mayoral candidate for the opposition Republican Individuals’s Occasion (CHP) had 49.eight % of votes, whereas Mehmet Ozhaseki of the ruling AK Occasion had 47.eight %.
Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu