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Supreme Electoral Council of Turkey

 

Supreme Electoral Council of Turkey

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politics and government of
Turkey

The Supreme Electoral Council (Turkish: Yüksek Seçim Kurulu, YSK) is the highest electoral authority in Turkey. It was established after 1960 military coup d'état by the Constitution of 1961, and its duty is to ensure that the principles and rules of the constitution are upheld.

The Supreme Electoral Council consists of a president, six members and four substitute members from the Court of Cassation and the Council of State judges.

External links

  • Supreme Electoral Council website (Turkish)
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