Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the governing Justice and Development Party pushed for a do-over of this spring's mayoral election in Istanbul. A loss in the June 23 revote could prove more crushing for them than the initial loss they suffered on March 31.
By pressing for an election do-over in Istanbul, the Turkish president and his ruling party have signaled their willingness to hang on to and consolidate their base of power....
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