Support for Turkey's ruling AK Party wanes: unpublished poll

Supporters of Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu wave Turkish and AK Party flags during an election rally for Turkey's June 7 parliamentary elections in Istanbul, Turkey, May 17, 2015.   REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Supporters of Turkey’s Top Minister Ahmet Davutoglu wave Turkish and AK Celebration flags during an election rally for Turkey’s June 7 parliamentary elections in Istanbul, Turkey, May 17, 2015.

Reuters/Osman Orsal


Make Stronger for the ruling AK Party has dropped to 40.5 p.c beforehand of the June 7 parliamentary election, consistent with a Konda ballot launched to industry clients, when put next with 49.8 percent of the vote in the earlier common elections.

The poll, which isn’t made public but used to be equipped for purchasers and cited in newspapers on Friday, mentioned the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Birthday Celebration (HDP) would garner 11.5 p.c of the vote, above the 10 % threshold wanted to enter parliament.

The poll estimated lower than 29 % of the vote for Turkey’s main opposition Republican Folks’s Birthday Party (CHP) and less than 15 p.c for the far-right Nationalist Motion Birthday Celebration (MHP).

Konda’s polls are carefully watched via the markets on account of its correct predictions in previous elections. The Corporate advised Reuters it cannot remark at this stage.

(Reporting via Nevzat Devranoglu; Writing by using Dasha Afanasieva; Editing through Paul Tait)

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