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Legislative elections: Grand National Assembly of Turkey, 5-year term, 550 seats, 10% threshold, party-list PR:
           · President: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (AKP) · Prime Minister: Ahmet Davutoğlu (AKP) · Government: AKP

Party 2011 2007
Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP)
Justice and Developement Party
Conservatism
Moderate Islamism 
 
2001
 
 
AECR
 
 

 
 
49,8% 327 46,6% 341
Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi (CHP)
Republican People's Party
Social democracy
Kemalism
 
1995
1923' 
 
PES'
SI 
  

 
 
26,0% 135 20,9% 112
Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi (MHP)
National Movement Party
Nationalism
Right-wing extremism
 
1993
1969'
 
 
 
 

 
 
13,0% 53 14,3% 71
Barış ve Demokrasi Partisi (BDP)
Peace and Democracy Party
(2007: DTP)
Minority interests (KUR)
Democratic socialism
 
2008
1990' 
 
PES'
SI'' 
 

 
 
 6,6%  35 5,2% 23
Independents - 3
Others 4,6% - 13,0% -
Total  - 550 - 550
Turnout 87,2% 84,3%

 © 2011 Wolfram Nordsieck. Note: The BDP/DTP MPs were elected as independents. Source: YSK (http://www.ysk.gov.tr).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1946-2007).