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Batman is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects four 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.

Batman
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Batman highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Batman shown within Turkey
ProvinceBatman
Electorate270,392
Current electoral district
Created1991
Seats4
Turnout at last election83.82%[1]
HDP
3 / 4
AK Party
1 / 4

Contents

MembersEdit

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. Batman became an electoral district for the 1991 general election and has continuously elected four MPs.

MPs for Batman, 2002 onwards[2][3][4][5]
Election 2002 (22nd parliament) 2007 (23rd parliament) 2011 (24th parliament) June 2015 (25th parliament) Nov 2015 (26th parliament)
MP Afif Demirkıran
AK Party
Mehmet Emin Ekmen
AK Party
Ziver Özdemir
AK Party
Ataullah Hamidi
AK Party
MP Ahmet İnal
AK Party
Mehmet Şimşek
AK Party
Ali Atalan
HDP
Mehmet Ali Aslan
HDP
MP Mehmet Ali Suçin
AK Party
Ayla Akat Ata
Independent
Saadet Becerekli
HDP
MP Mehmet Nezir Nasıroğlu
CHP
Bengi Yıldız
Independent
Ayşe Acar Başaran
HDP

General electionsEdit

2011Edit

General Election 2011: Batman[6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 113,378 51.48  12.06
AK Party 81,778 37.13  9.28
CHP 14,754 6.70  2.79
BBP 3,282 1.49  1.49
Felicity 2,156 0.98  0.94
MHP 1,281 0.58  0.35
Democrat 930 0.42  5.34
HAS Party 873 0.40  0.40
DSP 720 0.33 N/A
TKP 460 0.21  0.12
DYP 188 0.09  0.09
Liberal Democrat 167 0.08  0.07
Nation 155 0.07  0.07
Nationalist Conservative 112 0.05  0.05
HEPAR No candidates 0 0.00  0.00
Labour No candidates 0 0.00  0.00
Total votes 220,234 100.00
Rejected ballots 6,774 2.99  1.37
Turnout 226,642 83.82  8.08
Independent gain from AK Party Majority 31,600 14.35  21.34

2015Edit

Presidential electionsEdit

2014Edit

Presidential Election 2014: Batman[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 134,370 60.00
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 85,153 38.02
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 4,424 1.98
Total votes 223,947 100.00
Rejected ballots 3,799 1.67
Turnout 227,746 75.71
Selahattin Demirtaş win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/Batman.pdf
  2. ^ "TBMM 24.Dönem Milletvekili Listesi". Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  3. ^ "TBMM 23.Dönem Milletvekili Listesi". Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  4. ^ "TBMM 22.Dönem Milletvekili Listesi". Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  5. ^ "TBMM 21.Dönem Milletvekili Listesi". Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/batman.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.sabah.com.tr/gundem/2011/04/29/iste-milletvekili-kesin-aday-listeleri?paging=16
  8. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/igdir.pdf

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