The vote is the second in five months, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party lost in June the governing majority it has enjoyed since first coming to power in 2002.
With nearly 93 percent of the votes counted in Turkey’s snap parliamentary elections, the pro-Kurdish HDP had achieved 10.32 percent of the popular vote, enough to remain in parliament. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s AK Party won 49.63 percent of votes and acquired enough seats to retain a majority in Parliament.
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