According to unofficial results, Ekrem Imamoglu, CHP’s candidate for Istanbul, won over his opponent, Binali Yildirim of AKP, by a large margin. With 97% of the votes counted, the ratios are: 54% against 45%, with a huge difference of over 700,000 votes.

Binali Yildirim has already appeared on TV to make his concession speech, congratulating Mr. Imamoglu and promising to do everything in his power to help him in his fore coming endeavors.

One thing of note, was AA (Turkey’s official news agency)’s extraordinary delay in starting their data streams.

More to follow…