Bolu (electoral district)

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Bolu
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Bolu highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Bolu shown within Turkey
ProvinceBolu
Electorate200,401
Current electoral district
Created1923
Seats3
MPs
Turnout at last election89.90%[1]
AK Party
2 / 3
CHP
1 / 3

Bolu is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects three members of parliament (deputies) to represent the province of the same name for a four-year term by the D'Hondt method, a party-list proportional representation system.

Members[edit]

Population reviews of each electoral district are conducted before each general election, which can lead to certain districts being granted a smaller or greater number of parliamentary seats. With one of the smallest electorates of any province, Gümüşhane has consistently returned two MPs since the 1999 general election.

In 1999, Düzce in northern Bolu became a province in its own right, thereby receiving its own electoral district for the 2002 general election and electing its Members of Parliament in its own right. The number of MPs elected in Bolu therefore fell from five to three in 2002, while the newly created Düzce electoral district elects three MPs. Both Düzce and Bolu combined therefore gained one extra seat in 2002.

MPs for Bolu, 1999 onwards[2][3][4][5]
Election 2002 (22nd parliament) 2007 (23rd parliament) 2011 (24th parliament) June 2015 (25th parliament) Nov 2015 (26th parliament)
MP Yüksel Coşkunyürek
AK Party
Ali Ercoşkun
AK Party
MP Mehmet Güner
AK Party
Fatih Metin
AK Party
Fehmi Küpçü
AK Party
MP Metin Yılmaz
AK Party
Tanju Özcan
CHP

General elections[edit]

2011[edit]

General Election 2011: Bolu[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AK Party 103,908 58.50 Increase3.61
CHP 35,611 20.05 Increase5.37
MHP 28,591 16.10 Decrease3.92
Felicity 2,704 1.52 Decrease2.09
Democrat 1,848 1.04 Decrease5.58
HAS Party 1,323 0.74 Increase0.74
BBP 929 0.52 Increase0.52
HEPAR 726 0.41 Increase0.41
DYP 497 0.28 Increase0.28
DSP 403 0.23 N/A
Labour 402 0.23 Decrease0.04
Nationalist Conservative 201 0.11 Increase0.11
Nation 171 0.10 Increase0.10
TKP 167 0.09 Decrease0.23
Liberal Democrat 132 0.07 Decrease0.17
Total votes 177,613 100.00
Rejected ballots 2,540 1.41 Increase0.56
Turnout 180,153 89.90 Increase0.14

June 2015[edit]

Abbr. Party Votes %
AKP Justice and Development Party 95,752 52%
CHP Republican People's Party 45,313 24.6%
MHP Nationalist Movement Party 29,635 16.1%
SP Felicity Party 6,560 3.6%
HDP Peoples' Democratic Party 3,069 1.7%
Other 3,823 2.1%
Total 184,152
Turnout 88.28
source: YSK

November 2015[edit]

Abbr. Party Votes %
AKP Justice and Development Party 117,527 62.8%
CHP Republican People's Party 40,307 21.5%
MHP Nationalist Movement Party 20,352 10.9%
SP Felicity Party 2,125 1.1%
HDP Peoples' Democratic Party 2,044 1.1%
Other 4,734 2.5%
Total 187,089
Turnout 89.26
source: YSK

2018[edit]

Abbr. Party Votes %
AKP Justice and Development Party 100,154 51.2%
CHP Republican People's Party 39,527 20.2%
MHP Nationalist Movement Party 29,100 14.9%
IYI Good Party 16,842 8.6%
HDP Peoples' Democratic Party 3,140 1.6%
SP Felicity Party 2,998 1.5%
Other 3,814 2%
Total 195,575
Turnout 89.79
source: YSK

Presidential elections[edit]

2014[edit]

Presidential Election 2014: Bolu[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 112,055 66.13
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 54,659 32.26
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 2,721 1.61
Total votes 169,435 100.00
Rejected ballots 3,713 2.14
Turnout 173,148 83.17
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan win

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/bolu.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/bolu.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/content/conn/YSKUCM/path/Contribution%20Folders/HaberDosya/CB-AdayOylari-ilBazında-2014.pdf

Coordinates: 37°50′N 34°45′E / 37.833°N 34.750°E / 37.833; 34.750