Independent Turkey Party

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Independent Turkey Party
Bağımsız Türkiye Partisi
Abbreviation BTP
President Haydar Baş
Secretary-General Nuri Kaplan
Founded September 25, 2001 (2001-09-25)
Headquarters Çankırı Caddesi 24, Ulus, Ankara
Youth wing BTP Youth
Women's wing BTP Kadın Kolları
Membership (2014) 5,192[1]
Ideology Economic Nationalism[2]
Alevi and Shia rights[2]
Civic Nationalism[3]
Kemalism[3]
Political position Centre[4]
Colors      Red
     White
Slogan İş Aş Haydar Baş (tr: Work, Food, Haydar Bas )
Parliament:
0 / 550
Metropolitan municipalities:
0 / 30
District municipalities:
0 / 1,351
Provincial councillors:
0 / 1,251
Website
www.btp.org.tr

The Independent Turkey Party (Turkish: Bağımsız Türkiye Partisi, BTP) is a nationalist and Kemalist[2] political party founded on 25 September 2001 by Haydar Baş.

In the June 2015 general election, the BTP received 96,465 votes with no parliamentary seats.

Leaders[edit]

Election results[edit]

General Elections[edit]

Election Votes Share Seats Leader
2002 150,482 0.48%
0 / 550
Haydar Baş
2007 182,095 0.52%
0 / 550
2011 Didn't contested
2015 Jun 96,475 0.21
0 / 550
2015 Nov 49,297 0.10
0 / 550

Local Elections[edit]

Election Metro. Mun. Municipalities State assembly Leader
Vote Chairs Vote Chairs Vote Chairs
2004 28.487 0/16 154.519 0/3208 77.193 1/3209 Haydar Baş
2009 51.271 0/16 176.340 3/3274 99.553 5/2931
2014 63.567 0/30 96.707 0/1.351 35.363 0/1.251

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.yargitaycb.gov.tr/Partiler/btp.html
  2. ^ a b c "BTP Program (Turkish)". Independent Turkey Party. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Nationalist and Kemalist Stronghold BTP(Turkish)". Yeni Mesaj. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "BTP is the center of Turkish politics(Turkish)". Yeni Mesaj. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Haydar Baş yine sahneye çıktı". Haber Aktuel (in Turkish). November 24, 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-05. 
  6. ^ Erol Önderoğlu (8 February 2010). "Writer Ergündoğan Sentenced for Criticism of Sheikh Baş". Bianet. Retrieved 2010-09-05. 
  7. ^ "Prof. Dr. Haydar Baş’ın eserleri". Alaturka (in Turkish). 26 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-26. 

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