2023 general election
Coverage of election day and election night on May 14 with results and analysis
Sunday 14 May 2023
There's more to Turkey's opposition than the centrist movement led by Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Who makes up the leftist alliance, and what are their chances?
Wednesday 12 April 2023
The hard-right MHP becomes the first party to announce their 600 candidates for parliament. Is it a sign of confidence, or bravado? And with men making up the vast majority of the list, Michael also considers the party's problem with women – and whether it even cares.
Friday 7 April 2023
The MHP rejects a joint electoral list with the AK Party. Is that a show of confidence, or concealing weakness?
Wednesday 29 March 2023
Muharrem İnce, the runner-up in Turkey's last presidential election, fancies another run – to the dismay of the centre-left
Tuesday 28 March 2023
Turkey's governing party forms an alliance with a movement that believes women should be seen not as individuals, but as part of a family
Monday 27 March 2023
She's ruled herself out of the running, but there's still an outside chance that the İYİ leader will be on the ballot paper
Tuesday 10 January 2023