Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Prime Minister and Presidential candidate of the National Unity Party (UBP) Ersin Tatar said that his party won in the first round of the presidential elections. Tatar said, “We have 33 percent of the votes right now and we are the first. I believe that with so much experience, work and courageous people, we will gather our organizations for another week and with the ballot box works we will do, the real victory will be ours on October 18.” he spoke
Prime Minister Tatar made a statement at the UBP Nicosia District Center after the vote count process for the presidential election was completed. Emphasizing that a democracy test is being given in the TRNC today, Tatar thanked those who supported him.
Tatar said, “We competed in an election with 11 candidates. In this way, a democracy test has been given. I would like to thank all the participating candidates for giving this beautiful test together. I thank all our citizens who voted for us or not, for participating in the election and reflecting their will to the ballot box.” he spoke.
According to AA’s report; Noting that it upset them that the participation in the election was as little as 55 percent due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) epidemic, Tatar said that they expect a more important participation in such an important race.
Tatar said, “I believe that in the second round, more of our citizens will go to the ballot box and reflect their will in the ballot box. I want to convey this call to all my citizens.” said.
Prime Minister Tatar said, “In this important race, the UBP has achieved a victory with a vote ratio of 33 percent. I sincerely thank all the organizations, organizations and all my teammates of our party.” used the expressions.
“VICTORY WILL BE OURS ON 18 OCTOBER”
Noting that the People’s is one inside the Tatars, who developed good relations with Turkey, Cyprus and can tell the world to rights and interests of the Turkish people in every situation and insisted that he would go to the palace of the people’s representatives.
Tatar said, “We have 33 percent of the votes right now and we are the first. I believe that with so much experience, work and courageous people, we will gather our organizations for another week and with the ballot box works we will do, the real victory will be ours on October 18.” he spoke.
The TRNC Supreme Election Board (YSK) announced that the presidential election will be held in the second round between the Chairman of the National Unity Party and Prime Minister Ersin Tatar and the independent candidate President Mustafa Akıncı.
According to the first unofficial results, it was announced that UBP Chairman and Prime Minister Ersin Tatar took the first place with 32.34 percent, and the independent candidate and current President Mustafa Akıncı took the second place with 29.84 percent in the first round. Tatar and Akıncı will compete in the second round on October 18th.