After big win, new Istanbul mayor hopes to mend party fences
Voters in Istanbul delivered a stunning victory to Turkey's secular opposition in a repeat election for mayor Sunday. The opposition candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, finished way ahead, breaking the grip of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party on Turkey's most important city. The Republican People's Party's Imamoglu won with 54.21% of the vote, beating the ruling Justice and Development Party's Binali Yildirim by more than 806,000 votes.
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