Mixed results for Turkeys Erdogan in pivotal local elections Sunday

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The 63 old lawyer received more than 50% of the votes according to TRT. The CHP and its allies also posted gains elsewhere according to the preliminary results. turkish broadcasters said opposition republican peoples party. State broadcaster TRT says former Prime Minister Binali Yildirim received 48. In a major setback for President Erdogan early results showed his AK Party losing Ankara and Izmir to the opposition in local elections. While Istanbul remains disputed Erdogan said his party may have lost Turkeys largest city too. In Istanbul AKP candidate and former prime minister Binali Yildirim had a narrowing lead of 0. The aim behind the increasing attacks toward our country ahead of the elections is to block the road of the big Erdogan said on Saturday. His opponents have denied the accusations and said Erdogan is responsible for leading Turkey to its current state

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