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Kahramanmaraş (electoral district)

Kahramanmaraş is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects eight 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.

Kahramanmaraş
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Kahramanmaraş highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Kahramanmaraş shown within Turkey
ProvinceKahramanmaraş
Electorate656,579
Current electoral district
Created1923
Seats8
MPs
Turnout at last election86.72%
AK Party
6 / 8
MHP
2 / 8

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. Kahramanmaraş's seat allocation has always been relatively consistent, hovering between six and nine MPs since 1954.

MPs for Kahramanmaraş, 1999 onwards
Seat 1999 (21st parliament) 2002 (22nd parliament) 2007 (23rd parliament) 2011 (24th parliament) June 2015 (25th parliament)
1 Mustafa Kamalak
FP
Nevzat Pakdil
AK Party
Nursel Reyhanlıoğlu
AK Party
2 Avni Doğan
FP
Avni Doğan
AK Party
Mahir Ünal
AK Party
3 Ali Sezal
FP
Ali Sezal
AK Party
Cafer Tatlıbal
AK Party
Yıldırım Mehmet Ramazanoğlu
AK Party
Mehmet Uğur Dilipak
AK Party
4 Mehmet Sağlam
DYP
Hanefi Mahçiçek
AK Party
Mehmet Sağlam
AK Party
Veysi Kaynak
AK Party
5 Metin Kocabaş
DYP
Mehmet Ali Bulut
AK Party
Veysi Kaynak
AK Party
Sevde Bayazıt Kaçar
AK Party
6 Edip Özbaş
MHP
Fatih Arıkan
AK Party
Sıtkı Güvenç
AK Party
Mehmet İlker Çitil
AK Party
7 Mehmet Kaya
MHP
Mehmet Parlakyiğit
CHP
Durdu Özbolat
CHP
Fahrettin Oğuz Tor
MHP
8 Nevzat Taner
MHP
Nevzat Taner
MHP
Nevzat Taner
MHP
Mesut Dedeoğlu
MHP
Sefer Aycan
MHP
9 Ali Doğan
Anavatan
No seat

General electionsEdit

2011Edit

General Election 2011: Kahramanmaraş[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AK Party 391,986 69.57  1.57
MHP 73,151 12.98  0.59
CHP 64,584 11.46  1.63
BBP 11,103 1.97  1.97
Felicity 7,374 1.31  0.15
HAS Party 5,239 0.93  0.93
Independent 3,031 0.54  0.81
Democrat 2,941 0.52  3.90
DYP 850 0.15  0.15
HEPAR 769 0.14  0.14
DSP 629 0.11 N/A
Labour 578 0.10  0.10
Nationalist Conservative 524 0.09  0.09
TKP 414 0.07  0.18
Nation 261 0.05  0.05
Liberal Democrat No candidates 0 0.00  0.00
Total votes 563,434 100.00
Rejected ballots 7,797 1.37  0.60
Turnout 569,385 86.72  4.22
AK Party hold Majority 318,835 56.77  1.16

Presidential electionsEdit

2014Edit

Presidential Election 2014: Kahramanmaraş[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 383,064 71.48
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 129,801 24.22
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 23,009 4.29
Total votes 535,874 100.00
Rejected ballots 9,979 1.83
Turnout 545,853 79.54
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan win

ReferencesEdit