Live: Polls close in Turkey’s historic presidential election

Turks are once again heading to the ballot box. 

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has ruled the country for 20 years, is facing secular challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu, with much at stake both for Turkey and the world. 

Erdogan is tipped to secure a five-year term in the second-round runoff, after coming just short of an outright victory the in first. But all is still to play for. 

Follow our live coverage of the 2023 Turkish Presidential Election here.  


Polls close in Turkey

And that’s a wrap. Polls have now closed across Turkey. 

We will be here as the results come in through the night and early hours of the morning. 

Stay tuned! 


Hello, and welcome to Euronews’ live blog of the Turkish election.

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