Turkey 2023 Election: Erdogan In Early Lead Amidst Tight Contest
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is currently leading as counting commenced in Turkey Presidential election.
According to Anabolu Agency reports, Erdogan is leading by polling 53 percent from one-third of election results counted
The Turkish President is facing biggest political challenge of his two-decade rule.
His main rival is opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu is trailing him with 40 percent votes.
More than 64 million people were eligible to vote to elect a president and parliament for a five-year term.
The polls opened at 8am (05:00 GMT) and closed at 5pm (14:00 GMT).