Istanbul’s Mayoral Election: The Winners and Losers

The revote for Istanbul’s mayoral elections, the largest city in Turkey, held on June 23, and Ekrem Imamoglu, the opposition candidate who won the previous round on March 31, defeated the Erdogan’s candidate, Binali Yildirim again. The re-election becomes a major battle against the Erdoganism in which many people and political parties with different ideologies gathered around Mr. Imamoglu. The new…