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Edirne (electoral district)

Edirne is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects three 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.

Edirne
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Edirne highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Edirne shown within Turkey
ProvinceEdirne
Electorate300,609
Current electoral district
Created1923
Seats3
Turnout at last election89.40%[1]
CHP
2 / 3
AK Party
1 / 3

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. Edirne's seats were reduced from four to three in 2011.

MPs for Edirne, 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 Necdet Budak
CHP
Bilgin Paçarız
CHP
Kemal Değermendereli
CHP
Erdin Bircan
CHP
MP Rasim Çakır
CHP
Recep Gürkan
CHP
Okan Gaytancıoğlu
CHP
MP Nejat Gencan
CHP
Necdet Budak
AK Party
Mehmet Müezzinoğlu
AK Party
Şemsettin Emir
AK Party
Rafet Sezen
AK Party
MP Ali Ayağ
AK Party
Cemalettin Uslu
MHP
No seat

General electionsEdit

June 2015Edit

General Election June 2015: Edirne
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CHP 141,890 52.94   2.24
AK Party 66,398 24.77   5.63
MHP 41,876 15.62   2.31
HDP 8,182 3.05   3.05
Felicity 3,945 1.47   0.40
Patriotic 1,406 0.52   0.52
DSP 738 0.27   0.18
HAK-PAR 721 0.26   0.26
Democrat 581 0.21   0.73
HKP 517 0.19   0.19
DYP 337 0.12   0.14
BTP 312 0.11   0.11
AnaParti 293 0.10   0.10
LDP 266 0.09   0.04
Nation 190 0.07   0.06
HAP 128 0.04   0.04
YP 117 0.04   0.04
Communist 113 0.04   0.04
TURK Party No candidates 5 0.00   0.00
Centre No candidates 2 0.00   0.00
Total votes 268,017
Rejected ballots 4,835 1.81   0.08
Turnout 272,852 87.66   1.74

2011Edit

General Election 2011: Edirne[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CHP 136,532 51.70  15.87
AK Party 80,251 30.40  9.68
MHP 35,152 13.31  3.52
Democrat 2,486 0.94  8.63
Felicity 2,417 0.92  0.73
HEPAR 1,381 0.52  0.52
DSP 1,188 0.45 N/A
HAS Party 1,084 0.41  0.41
Labour 1,050 0.40  0.17
DYP 680 0.26  0.26
TKP 430 0.16  0.01
BBP 407 0.15  0.15
Nation 351 0.13  0.13
Independent 286 0.11  0.22
Nationalist Conservative 267 0.10  0.10
Liberal Democrat 144 0.05  0.05
Total votes 264,106 100.00
Rejected ballots 4,651 1.73  0.78
Turnout 268,747 89.40  1.39

Presidential electionsEdit

2014Edit

Presidential Election 2014: Edirne[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 156,959 64.96
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 77,768 32.18
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 6,913 2.86
Total votes 241,640 100.00
Rejected ballots 4,465 1.81
Turnout 246,105 81.08
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/edirne.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/docs/2011MilletvekiliSecimi/KesinSonuclar/bolu.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/content/conn/YSKUCM/path/Contribution%20Folders/HaberDosya/CB-AdayOylari-ilBazında-2014.pdf

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