Turkey: latest survey shows Erdogan is losing votes

Ruling Islamic party AKP at 38.5%, against 50% in 2011

10 June, 17:20

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    (ANSAmed) - ANKARA - If elections were held now in Turkey, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of Islamic nationalist Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan would get 38.5% of the vote, down from 50% in 2011, a Gecizi Institute survey showed on Monday.

    The first opinion poll conducted since nationwide anti-government protests began puts the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) at 31.8%, followed by the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) at 19.5% and the pro-Kurd Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) at 8.2%. The survey was published by pro-opposition Sozcu daily newspaper. (ANSAmed).

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