Kurds once again say 'no' to Erdoğan
AKP President Tayyip Erdoğan lost votes in Kurdistan once again in the second round of the Presidential elections.
Deepening the concept of war with the policies of denial in the Kurdish issue, AKP President Tayyip Erdoğan lost votes in Kurdistan once again in the second round of the Presidential elections. The opposition candidate, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, got the most votes, as in the first round.
Erdoğan lost in Sirnak and Hallari, which are on the border of Zap, Metîna and Avaşîn regions of the Federated Kurdistan Region, where he continued to implement the war concept he put into effect in 2015. Opposition candidate Kılıçdaroğlu received 76.30 percent of the votes in Sirnak and 72 percent in Hakkari.
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In Amed, which has become the center of the AKP government's repression policies, Erdoğan got 28.37 percent of the vote, while Kılıçdaroğlu, fully supported by the Kurds, got 71.61 percent of the vote.
In Mardin, where anger against the government continued in the second round, Erdoğan could not get more than the 34% of the votes he received in the 2018 elections. In Batman (Êlih), Erdogan's vote rate remained at 32 percent.
Kılıçdaroğlu, received 65.22 percent of the vote in Mardin and 67.90 percent in Batman.
In Dersim, where the AKP's war concept and special war policies are imposed the most, Erdogan, who received 18.66 percent of the votes in the 2018 elections, was able to get just 17.19 percent of the votes on Sunday.
Kurds said “no” to Erdoğan by voting as follows for Kılıçdaroğlu: Ardahan 57.68 percent, Kars 56.40 percent, Idir 66.78 percent, 65.34 percent in Agirî, 58.33 percent in Muş, 61.50 percent in Van, 50.21 percent in Bitlis and 55.44 percent in Siirt.