Referendums

Supporters of the "Yes" vote, raise flags during celebrations in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. With four-fifths of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Erdogan's powers have a 6-point lead, the official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 3:28 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says unofficial results show a referendum that will significantly expand the presidency'...
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Supporters of Justice and Development party (AK) wave Turkish flags and hold a poster of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan outside its offices in Istanbul, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of Erdogan and the result will determine Turkey's long-term political future and will likely have lasting effects on its relations with the European Union and the world. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
April 16, 2017 - 1:52 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — With 97 percent of the ballots counted in Turkey's historic referendum, those who back constitutional changes greatly expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers had a narrow lead Sunday night, the official Anadolu news agency said. The results from Sunday's vote are expected...
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A woman waits at the entrance of a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Polling stations for a historic referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Sunday, when voters are set to decide on the future of their country: Whether to approve or reject reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 16, 2017 - 11:46 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Turkey's Supreme Election Board has announced that ballot papers that don't bear the board's official seal will be deemed valid...
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A woman waits at the entrance of a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Polling stations for a historic referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Sunday, when voters are set to decide on the future of their country: Whether to approve or reject reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 16, 2017 - 11:08 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 6 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says that "yes" votes are leading in Turkey's referendum on expanding presidential powers. The...
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A voter leaves a voting booth inside a polling station in Istanbul, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turks were voting Sunday in a historic referendum on constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
April 16, 2017 - 10:17 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Voting has ended in Turkey's historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The result of Sunday's referendum will determine Turkey's long-term political future and will likely have lasting...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan enters a voting booth inside a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turkish voters were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of Erdogan. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 9:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish voters were deciding in a historic referendum Sunday whether to approve constitutional changes that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. If the "yes" vote prevails, the 18 constitutional changes will replace Turkey's parliamentary system of...
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A Turkish woman holds her baby as she as she casts her vote at a polling station in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were deciding Sunday on the future of their country, with polling stations opening for a historic referendum, which was called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on whether to approve reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president.(AP Photo/Ali Unal)
April 16, 2017 - 8:54 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says the death toll in a fight outside a polling station in the southeastern province of...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, casts a ballot with his grandson, as wife Emine Erdogan, left, looks on, inside a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum to approve or reject a set of constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the president's powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:59 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 1 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says two people have died in a fight outside a polling station in the southeastern province of...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves a voting booth inside a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum to approve or reject a set of constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the president's powers. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
April 16, 2017 - 5:44 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish voters were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. If the "yes" vote prevails Sunday, the 18 constitutional changes will replace Turkey's...
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Voters wait for an electoral committee to check their documents inside a polling station in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Voters in Turkey were deciding Sunday on the future of their country, with polling stations opening for a historic referendum, which was called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on whether to approve reforms that would concentrate power in the hands of the president. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
April 16, 2017 - 5:12 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the referendum in Turkey, set to decide whether more power should be concentrated in the hands of the president (all times local): 12 p.m. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cast his ballot in Istanbul in a referendum he described as a "not an ordinary vote."...
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