İzmir (electoral districts)

İzmir is a Turkish province divided into two electoral districts of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. It elects twenty-six members of parliament (deputies) to represent the province of the same name for a four-year term by the D'Hondt method, a party-list proportional representation system.

İzmir
electoral district
for the Grand National Assembly of Turkey
İzmir shown within Turkey
Provinceİzmir
Electorate2,906,224
Current electoral district
Created1923
Seats28
MPs
Subdistricts1st district
2nd district
Turnout at last election88.33%
CHP
14 / 28
AK Party
8 / 28
MHP
2 / 28
HDP
2 / 28
İYİ
2 / 28

Members

Population reviews of each electoral district are conducted before each general election, which can lead to certain districts being granted a smaller or greater number of parliamentary seats. İzmir is the third largest province in Turkey and saw an increase in its seat allocation ahead of the 2011 election to 26 members, 13 per district.

The province's administrative districts (ilçe) are divided among two electoral districts as follows:[1]

1st district2nd district

General elections

2011

General Election 2011: İzmir[2][3]
PartyCandidates standingVotesSeats won
1st2ndTotalNumber%swing1st2ndTotal elected±
CHP1313261,097,88643.698.2267
13 / 26
2
AK Party131326924,28136.786.2665
11 / 26
1
MHP131326283,59011.282.5911
2 / 26
2
Independents4610120,7974.810.8300
0 / 26
0
Democrat13132618,5040.744.4500
0 / 26
0
HEPAR13132617,0460.680.6800
0 / 26
0
Felicity13132611,3860.450.4300
0 / 26
0
BBP1313268,3620.330.3300
0 / 26
0
HAS Party1313267,5890.300.3000
0 / 26
0
Democratic Left1313266,9540.28N/A00
0 / 26
0
Nation1313265,4570.220.2200
0 / 26
0
Communist1313264,2020.170.0700
0 / 26
0
DYP1313264,1630.170.1700
0 / 26
0
Nationalist Conservative1313261,8290.070.0700
0 / 26
0
Liberal Democrat1313261,0750.040.0800
0 / 26
0
Labour00000.000.0000
0 / 26
0
Total2,513,121100.00
1313
26
2
Rejected ballots61,8592.410.19
Turnout2,567,53388.343.55
CHP hold Majority173,6056.911.96

June 2015

Abbr. Party Votes %
CHP Republican People's Party 1,202,151 45.4%
AKP Justice and Development Party 694,282 26.2%
MHP Nationalist Movement Party 363,065 13.7%
HDP Peoples' Democratic Party 273,209 10.3%
Other 114,657 4.3%
Total 2,647,364
Turnout 85.8%
source: YSK

November 2015

Abbr. Party Votes %
CHP Republican People's Party 1,264,541 46.8%
AKP Justice and Development Party 839,079 31%
MHP Nationalist Movement Party 307,057 11.4%
HDP Peoples' Democratic Party 233,653 8.6%
Other 59,976 2.2%
Total 2,704,306
Turnout 87.1%
source: YSK

2018

Abbr. Party Votes %
CHP Republican People's Party 1,180,767 41.8%
AKP Justice and Development Party 776,243 27.4%
HDP Peoples' Democratic Party 319,815 11.3%
IYI Good Party 311,412 11%
MHP Nationalist Movement Party 172,927 6.1%
Other 66,833 2.4%
Total 2,827,997
Turnout 87.6%
source: YSK

Presidential elections

2014

Presidential Election 2014: İzmir[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu 1,382,712 58.65
AK Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 786,967 33.38
HDP Selahattin Demirtaş 188,028 7.98
Total votes 2,357,707 100.00
Rejected ballots 35,957 1.50
Turnout 2,393,664 78.62
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu win

References

  1. "Allocation of Turkey's parliamentary MPs by province" (PDF). 2011 general election literature. Supreme Electoral Commission of Turkey. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  2. "Izmir 1st electoral district results" (PDF). 2011 general election results. Supreme Electoral Commission of Turkey. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  3. "Izmir 2nd electoral district results" (PDF). 2011 general election results. Supreme Electoral Commission of Turkey. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  4. http://www.ysk.gov.tr/ysk/content/conn/YSKUCM/path/Contribution%20Folders/HaberDosya/CB-AdayOylari-ilBazında-2014.pdf
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