Tekirdağ (electoral district)

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Tekirdağ
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Tekirdağ highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Tekirdağ shown within Turkey
ProvinceTekirdağ
Electorate582,567
Current electoral district
Created1920
Seats6
MPs
Turnout at last election89,31%
CHP
3 / 6
AK Party
2 / 6
MHP
1 / 6

Tekirdağ is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects 6 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. The number of seats allocated to Tekirdağ has hovered between four and six for the past sixty years.

MPs for Tekirdağ, 1999 onwards
Seat 1999 (21st parliament) 2002 (22nd parliament) 2007 (23rd parliament) 2011 (24th parliament) June 2015 (25th parliament)
MP Ahmet Zamantılı
DSP
Erdoğan Kaplan
CHP
Faik Öztrak
CHP
MP Bayram Fırat Dayanıklı
DSP
Enis Tütüncü
CHP
Candan Yüceer
CHP
MP No seat Emre Köprülü
CHP
MP Fevzi Aytekin
DSP
Tevfik Ziyaeddin Akbulut
AK Party
Mustafa Yel
AK Party
MP Enis Sülün
Anavatan
Ahmet Kambur
AK Party
Necip Taylan
AK Party
Özlem Yemişçi
AK Party
Ayşe Doğan
AK Party
MP Nihan İlgün
DYP
Mehmet Nuri Saygun
CHP
Kemalettin Nalcı
MHP
Bülent Belen
MHP

General elections[edit]

June 2015[edit]

General Election June 2015: Tekirdağ
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AK Party
AnaParti
Independent
BTP
CHP
Democrat
DSP
DYP
HAK-PAR
HDP
HKP
Communist
LDP
Centre
MHP
Nation
National Alliance
Patriotic
YP
Total votes
Rejected ballots
Turnout

2011[edit]

Turkish general election, 2011: Tekirdağ[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CHP Faik Öztrak, Candan Yüceer, Emre Köprülü 226,824 44.41
AK Party Yevfik Ziyaeddin Akbulut, Özlem Yemişçi 183,548 35.94
MHP Bülent Belen 68,483 13.41
Independent Kerem Tosun[2] 8001 1.57
HAS Party None elected 3935 0.77 N/A
Democrat None elected 3765 0.74
HEPAR None elected 3692 0.72
Felicity None elected 3373 1.66
DSP None elected 2998 0.59 [3]
BBP None elected 2333 0.46
Labour None elected 1624 0.32
TKP None elected 967 0.19
Nation None elected 480 0.09
Nationalist Conservative None elected 478 0.09
Liberal Democrat None elected 231 0.051
DYP None elected 0
Turnout 510,732 89.31

Presidential elections[edit]

2014[edit]

Presidential Election 2014: Tekirdağ[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 291,069 57.37
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 193,905 38.22
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 22,390 4.41
Total votes 507,364 100.00
Rejected ballots 7,580 1.47
Turnout 514,944 79.81
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu win

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] High Electoral Commission of Turkey
  2. ^ Arslan, Ferit (10 April 2011). "BDP adaylarını açıkladı (BDP announces its candidates)". Radikal. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  3. ^ DSP in 2011 is compared to CHP in 2007, under whose list it ran that year
  4. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/content/conn/YSKUCM/path/Contribution%20Folders/HaberDosya/CB-AdayOylari-ilBazında-2014.pdf

Coordinates: 41°00′N 27°30′E / 41.000°N 27.500°E / 41.000; 27.500