14 Maycompleted in 2023 Presidential election According to the provisional results, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who received 49.50 percent of the votes in the first round, and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, who reached 44.89 percent of the votes. 28 MayHe will race again in the second round. The president who receives the majority of valid votes in the second round will be elected. Presidential second round election according to the YSK election calendar on Sunday, May 28 to do. In the Presidential Election on May 14, 53 million 993 thousand 683 of the registered voters cast their votes. Number of invalid votes, in the 14 May election 1 million 20 thousand 749 it happened. The number of invalid votes once again brought up the issues to be considered while voting.
IN WHAT CASE ARE VOTES CONSIDERED?
Votes that are not stamped “Yes” or “Preference” and stamped on more than one candidate will be invalid.
Tearing or tearing the ballot paper in such a way that its integrity is destroyed, printing any special sign, name, signature stamp or fingerprint on the ballot, other than the seal or instead of the seal, will also invalidate the vote.
In addition, if the ballot paper is clearly scribbled, scratched or marked, or if there is any item in the envelope that serves as a sign, the votes will be considered invalid.
HOW TO USE OY?
Voters will vote by pressing the “PREFERENCE” or “YES” seal without overflowing the section reserved for the presidential candidate they prefer on the combined ballot papers. In order for the vote to be considered valid, no sign or mark should be placed on any part of the ballot papers, except for the “PREFERENCE” or “YES” seal. Nothing except the ballot paper will be put in the envelope. Voters who think they voted wrong and want a new ballot will not be given a new ballot.
Voters will be given a ballot paper with the pictures and names of Presidential candidates Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 28. After the choice is made, the compass will be put in the envelope and put in the ballot box.
HOW TO FOLD THE VOTE?
Voters will vote by pressing the “PREFERENCE” or “YES” seal, without overflowing the section reserved for their preferred presidential candidate, political party, alliance or independent candidate on the combined ballot papers. In order for the vote to be considered valid, no sign or mark should be placed on any part of the ballot papers, except for the “PREFERENCE” or “YES” seal. Nothing except compasses shall be placed in the envelope. Voters who think they voted wrong and want a new ballot will not be given a new ballot.
IF THE SEAL AFFECTS OTHER AREA, WILL THE VOTE BE VOID?
In some news sources and social media, it was claimed that after pressing the seal on the election ballot, the ballot should be folded outwards, otherwise the ink would smear on the other candidate and the vote would be invalid.
The Decision No 2023/129 and its Annex, dated March 15, 2023, Indicates the Formation, Duties and Authorities of the Ballot Box Boards, according to subparagraphs ç and d of paragraph 1 of Article 41 of the Circular No. “to be” does not invalidate the ballot papers.
According to Article 102 of the Law No. 298 on the Basic Provisions of Elections and Electoral Registers, “Even if the combined ballot papers have been deleted or mistaken in printing, the ballot papers that can be clearly understood from the place where the “YES” seal is applied in favor of which political party or independent candidate are taken into account. joins.” provision is fixed by law.