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Turkey's Erdogan defends demand for full recount in Istanbul

Turkey's Erdogan defends demand for full recount in IstanbulANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday defended his party's demand for a full recount in the Istanbul mayoral race, claiming irregularities marred "almost all" of the voting.



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Erdogan's party to demand total recount of Istanbul ballots

Erdogan's party to demand total recount of Istanbul ballotsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party said Sunday it had asked for a recount of all ballots cast in Istanbul, the country’s economic capital, during last week’s mayoral election after an opposition candidate claimed a slender win. The vice-president of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Ali Ihsan Yavuz made the demand for a recount going beyond one already under way. The AKP won most votes nationwide in last Sunday’s election, but results showed the ruling party lost Ankara and was also narrowly defeated in Istanbul in what would be one of their worst setbacks in a decade and a half in power.



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Istanbul mayoral candidate confident of win after recount

Istanbul mayoral candidate confident of win after recountISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition party's mayoral candidate in Istanbul said Thursday's he's confident that the result of a recount of votes in the city will confirm his victory, and renewed an appeal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help end the standoff.



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Turkey expands Istanbul vote recount after ruling party challenges losses

Turkey expands Istanbul vote recount after ruling party challenges lossesErdogan’s AK Party said it would also demand a wider check on votes across the capital Ankara – which initial results suggested it also narrowly lost in Sunday’s vote in a major blow to the establishment. On Wednesday, Turkey’s High Election Board had ordered a full recount in three of Istanbul’s 39 districts and a recount of just invalid ballots in 15 districts after an appeal from Erdogan’s AKP.



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Turkey expands Istanbul vote recount after ruling party challenges losses

Turkey expands Istanbul vote recount after ruling party challenges lossesErdogan’s AK Party said it would also demand a wider check on votes across the capital Ankara – which initial results suggested it also narrowly lost in Sunday’s vote in a major blow to the establishment. On Wednesday, Turkey’s High Election Board had ordered a full recount in three of Istanbul’s 39 districts and a recount of just invalid ballots in 15 districts after an appeal from Erdogan’s AKP.



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Turkish opposition says maintains lead in Istanbul as recount continues

Turkish opposition says maintains lead in Istanbul as recount continuesThe AKP, hurt by a slowing economy, is reeling from its apparent loss of Istanbul, Turkey’s commercial hub, and the capital Ankara, in Sunday’s local elections. In power nationally since 2002, the AKP and its Islamist predecessors have dominated Turkey’s two biggest cities for a quarter of a century. The mayoral candidate of the opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), Ekrem Imamoglu, said he was 18,742 votes ahead of his AKP rival, ex-prime minister Binali Yildirim, after a recount of invalid votes in 17 of Istanbul’s 39 districts and said that gap would not change much after the recount had ended.



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Broward County Election Chief Resigns Amid Florida's Fraught Recount Effort

Broward County Election Chief Resigns Amid Florida's Fraught Recount EffortBrenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections for Broward County, Florida,



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Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects It

Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects ItVolunteers in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold in Florida, recounted



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Florida: Senate race stays on knife edge as hand recount ordered

Florida: Senate race stays on knife edge as hand recount orderedWorkers monitor the Republican party table at the Palm Beach county supervisor of elections warehouse. Florida’s election torment is set to continue after officials ordered a hand recount of ballots in the knife-edge US Senate race between the Republican Rick Scott and the Democrat Bill Nelson. After a troubled machine recount finished on Thursday, Scott had a lead of 12,603 votes, or 0.15 percentage points – within the threshold of 0.25 points that by state law triggers a manual recount.



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Florida statewide machine recount nears Thursday deadline

Florida statewide machine recount nears Thursday deadlinePalm Beach county says it may not be able to make Florida's 3 p.m. Thursday deadline for statewide machine recount.



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