Presidential election polls close in Turkey

ANADOLU AGENCY
ISTANBUL
Published 10.08.2014 17:33
Updated 10.08.2014 19:23
Presidential election polls close in Turkey

Polls closed on Sunday in Turkey's first direct elections to choose a head of state, with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan the overwhelming favourite to become the president.

The polls across Turkey closed at 14:00 GMT

Ballot counting is underway with preliminary results expected to start coming in during the evening.

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