57 million Turks were called to choose in 81 provinces mayors, councilors and other local politicians. It is a mood test, of the head of state, Recep Tayyip Erdogan already had a feeling that he would not go out very pleasing for him. And he was not mistaken. With Ankara and Istanbul, his government party, the AKP has lost the two most important cities of the country. Presumably, in any case, because the counting is not yet complete, and the result is extremely tight. Nevertheless, Already now the vote is regarded as a lesson for Erdogan – even if the AKP is the largest party.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the West not a Chance

According to the last available part of results of Anadolu, the AKP and its allies have lost, the nationalist MHP, in addition, the tourist centre of Antalya and the südtürkische Adana to the Opposition. The coastal metropolis of Izmir, once again went clear to the conservative CHP, as well as all of the provinces on the West coast of Turkey. In this Region, the fashion, the Islamists of the AKP rates traditionally, there is little chance that the West is seen as liberal. Erdogan’s AKP-dominated as in past elections in rural Central Anatolia. In the Kurdish-dominated Eastern Turkey has once again cut off, the Kurdish party.