Turkey

Head of State:President Abdullah Gül

Head of Government:Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

National Assembly (Büyük Millet Meclisi):550 members

Last election:Parliamentary, 12 June 2011.

Next election:Presidential, due 2014

Parliamentary elections

Election results 1995-2011, selected parties.

Main political parties, descriptions and election results 2011 (preliminary)
Party Description Votes % Seats
AKP - Justice and Development Party  -  49,95  326
CHP - Republican People's Party  Social Democratic 25,94  135
MHP - Nationalist Movement Party Nationalist 12,98 53
SP - Felicity Party - 1,25 -
Other (independents) - 6,58 36