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Kocaeli is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects fourteen 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.

Kocaeli
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Kocaeli highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Kocaeli shown within Turkey
ProvinceKocaeli
Electorate1,096,593
Current electoral district
Created1920
Seats11
MPs
Turnout at last election89.16%
AK Party
6 / 11
CHP
3 / 11
MHP
1 / 11
HDP
1 / 11

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. At the last election Kocaeli's seat allocation increased to eleven, having generally increased from a low of 4 MPs in 1969.

MPs for Kocaeli, 1999 onwards
Seat 1999 (21st parliament) 2002 (22nd parliament) 2007 (23rd parliament) 2011 (24th parliament) June 2015 (25th parliament)
1 Meral Akşener
DYP
Nihat Ergün
AKP
Cemalettin Kaflı
AKP
2 Mehmet Batuk
FP
Muzaffer Baştopçu
AKP
Mehmet Akif Yılmaz
AKP
3 Vecdi Gönül
FP
Vecdi Gönül
AKP
Azize Sibel Gönül
AKP
Radiye Sezer Katırcıoğlu
AKP
4 Osman Pepe
FP
Osman Pepe
AKP
İlyas Şeker
AKP
5 Sefer Ekşi
Anavatan
Nevzat Doğan
AKP
Fikri Işık
AKP
6 Cumali Durmuş
MHP
Eyüp Ayar
AKP
Zeki Aygün
AKP
7 Kemal Köse
MHP
İzzet Çetin
CHP
Cumali Durmuş
MHP
Mustafa Sait Gönen
MHP
Saffet Sancaklı
MHP
8 Ahmet Arkan
DSP
Mehmet Sefa Sirmen
CHP
Hikmet Erenkaya
CHP
Hurşit Güneş
CHP
Tahsin Tarhan
CHP
9 Halil Çalık
DSP
Salih Gün
CHP
Mehmet Cevdet Selvi
CHP
Mehmet Hilal Kaplan
CHP
Fatma Kaplan Hürriyet
CHP
10 Muhammet Turhan İmamoğlu
DSP
No seat Haydar Akar
CHP
11 No seat Mehmet Ali Okur
AKP
Ali Haydar Konca
HDP

General electionsEdit

2011Edit

Unelected candidates in small text.

Turkish general election, 2011: Kocaeli[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
AK Party Nihat Ergün, Fikri Işık, Azize Sibel Gönül, Muzaffer Baştopçu, Zeki Aygün, İlyas Şeker, Mehmet Ali Okur 504,535 52.71
CHP Hurşit Güneş, Mehmet Hilal Kaplan, Haydar Akar 235,770 24.63
MHP Lütfü Türkkan 114,304 11.94
Felicity None elected 41,870 4.37
Independent None elected 22,153 2.31
HAS Party None elected 14,939 1.56 N/A
Democrat None elected 5995 0.63
BBP None elected 5615 0.59
HEPAR None elected 3796 0.40
DSP None elected 2414 0.25 [2]
DYP None elected 1859 0.19
Nation None elected 1716 0.18
TKP None elected 1452 0.15
Nationalist Conservative None elected 759 0.08
Labour None elected 0
Liberal Democrat None elected 0
Turnout 1,096,593 89.16

Presidential electionsEdit

2014Edit

Presidential Election 2014: Kocaeli[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 521,489 58.54
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 320,516 35.98
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 48,893 5.49
Total votes 890,898 100.00
Rejected ballots 21,952 2.40
Turnout 912,850 77.02
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan win

ReferencesEdit