Questions tagged [turkish-referendum-2017]

Questions regarding the Turkish constitutional referendum held on April 16, 2017.

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Turkey Referendum - Voter turnout in Germany, break down by Consulates

Among the roundabaout 3.5 million people with Turkish background living in Germany, about 1.43 million were eligible to cast a vote in the recent referendum on the presidential system. Among these, ...
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How can Erdoğan stay in office until 2029?

It has been widely reported that the constitutional amendments approved by the April 2017 referendum will allow Erdoğan to stay in office until 2029: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ...
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What happens to the Turkish Referendum if voter fraud concerns are sustained? [closed]

So the 2017 Turkish Referendum passed, but narrowly and with some controversy Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a historic referendum Sunday that will greatly expand the powers of his ...
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Why does the 2017 referendum have strong support outside of Turkey?

In at least some overseas countries, if not overall, the "Yes" vote for the 2017 Turkish referendum was as strong as that within Turkey itself. If they're living in countries with somewhat good, if ...
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What is the role of the Vice-President in Turkey?

The constitutional amendments approved by the April 2017 referendum allow President Erdoğan to appoint one or more Vice-Presidents. Who is eligible for the role, and what will their duties be?
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What are the Presidential check and balances in Turkey?

The constitutional changes approved by the recent referendum will fundamentally change Turkey's system of government from parliamentary to presidential and give unprecedented new powers to the ...
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Does the 16th April Turkish referendum result actually have any meaningful effect?

At the time of writing this question, the Turkish referendum for changing the Constitution has just finished with approval of these changes (about 51% for "Yes"). According to this source, Turkish ...
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Was the Turkish 2017 constitutional referendum held democratically?

From the simple media coverage, I got that the April 2017 constitutional referendum was democratic and it took place without larger skirmishes. However, I realise that the "democracity" of elections ...