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Turkey: Istanbul set for 'memorable' rerun of mayoral vote

The consequence of March 31 surveys was a major hit to AK Party, which additionally lost control of Ankara and Izmir. 



Istanbul, Turkey - Residents of Istanbul will be back at the surveying stations on Sunday in a rerun of the mayoral race, which was last held around a quarter of a year prior.

The rerun comes a long time after Ekrem Imamoglu, the applicant of principle resistance Republican People's Party's (CHP), won the challenge in Turkey's business center by a thin edge over Binali Yildirim of the decision Justice and Development Party (AK Party).

The aftereffect of the March 31 surveys was a major hit to the AK Party, which in a similar nearby surveys likewise lost control of the nation's capital, Ankara, and Izmir, the third biggest city.

The AK Party, driven by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, effectively campaigned for a rerun of the Istanbul mayoral vote, after Imamoglu protected the seat with a distinction of only 13,729 votes.

Imamoglu went through ju…