Recep Tayyip Erdogans party leads Turkish election viewed as referendum on presidency

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Economic prosperity provided Mr Erdogan and his party with previous election victories. Felicitys leader alleged a polling station volunteer and a party observer were shot by a relative of a ruling party candidate. Election campaigning was highly polarized with Mr Erdogan and other officials using hostile rhetoric toward opposition candidates. Mr Erdogans ruling party has renewed an alliance with the countrys nationalist party to increase votes. State broadcaster TRT says former Prime Minister Binali Yildirim received 48

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