Turkey's presidential election goes to runoff, with incumbent Erdogan slightly ahead of challenger

A win by incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan would extend his rule into a third decade.

Published: May 15, 2023 9:12am

Updated: May 15, 2023 9:18am

Turkey’s presidential election will go to a runoff with incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan leading his challenger but without enough votes to become the outright winner, election officials said Monday.

A win by Erdogan would extend his rule into a third decade, according to the Associated Press.

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