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Sakarya is an electoral district of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects 7 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.

Sakarya
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
Sakarya highlighted in red on a beige political map of Turkeym
Sakarya shown within Turkey
ProvinceSakarya
Electorate550,883
Current electoral district
Created1920
Seats7
MPs
Turnout at last election89.24%
AK Party
5 / 7
CHP
1 / 7
MHP
1 / 7

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. The number of seats allocated to Sakarya fluctuated between six and seven seats in the last twenty years; most recently it rose to seven seats.

MPs for Sakarya, 1999 onwards
Seat 1999 (21st parliament) 2002 (22nd parliament) 2007 (23rd parliament) 2011 (24th parliament) June 2015 (25th parliament)
MP Cevat Ayhan
FP
Şaban Dişli
AK Party
Mustafa İsen
AK Party
MP Nezir Aydın
FP
Hasan Ali Çelik
AK Party
Recep Uncuoğlu
AK Party
MP Osman Fevzi Zihnioğlu
MHP
Ayhan Sefer Üstün
AK Party
Ali İnci
AK Party
MP Şaban Ramis Savaş
FP
Erol Aslan Cebeci
AK Party
Ayşenur İslam
AK Party
MP Nevzat Ercan
DYP
Recep Yıldırım
AK Party
Ali İhsan Yavuz
AK Party
MP Ersin Taranoğlu
Anavatan
Süleyman Gündüz
AK Party
Münir Kutluata
MHP
Zihni Açba
MHP
MP No seat Engin Özkoç
CHP

General electionsEdit

2011Edit

Turkish general election, 2011: Sakarya[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
AK Party Hasan Ali Çelik, Ayhan Sefer Üstün, Şaban Dişli, Ayşenur İslam, Ali İhsan Yavuz 334,823 61.62
CHP Engin Özkoç 88,043 16.20
MHP Münir Kutluata 81,515 15.00
Felicity None elected 14,619 2.69
HAS Party None elected 9206 1.69 N/A
Independent Hüseyin Tanış[2] 3450 0.63
Democrat None elected 3237 0.60
BBP None elected 2144 0.39
HEPAR None elected 1547 0.28
DYP None elected 1152 0.21
DSP None elected 1127 0.21 [3]
Labour None elected 835 0.15
TKP None elected 514 0.09
Nationalist Conservative None elected 510 0.09
Nation None elected 375 0.07
Liberal Democrat None elected 231 0.04
Turnout 543,328 89,24

Presidential electionsEdit

2014Edit

Presidential Election 2014: Sakarya[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 349,218 69.08
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 144,823 28.65
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 11,477 2.27
Total votes 505,518 100.00
Rejected ballots 11,024 2.13
Turnout 516,542 79.04
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] High Electoral Commission of Turkey
  2. ^ Arslan, Ferit (10 April 2011). "BDP adaylarını açıkladı (BDP announces its candidates)". Radikal. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  3. ^ DSP in 2011 is compared to CHP in 2007, under whose list it ran that year
  4. ^ http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/content/conn/YSKUCM/path/Contribution%20Folders/HaberDosya/CB-AdayOylari-ilBazında-2014.pdf

Coordinates: 40°45′N 30°35′E / 40.750°N 30.583°E / 40.750; 30.583