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What Do Turkey's 2018 Election Results Mean for US?

By Ali Cinar -  The June 24 presidential and parliamentary elections marked the beginning of a new era in Turkey’s administrative system, moving to an executive presidential one, at a time when President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the current government are under criticism from the outside world for taking steps back from democratic gains. If I had to sum up the Turkish election in one word it would be “democracy.” The voter turnout rate was 87 percent and five different political parties passed the 10 percent threshold needed to enter parliament.

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