Türkiye’s general election campaign is kicking off on Saturday. It will last until May 13, which will be "the day of silence.", APA reports citing TASS.
The general election is scheduled for May 14. If the presidential election requires a runoff, it will be held on May 28. According to the Turkish election authority's decision, the nomination of presidential candidates will take place on March 19-23. The candidates will be able to launch their election campaigns after a candidate list is published on March 31, the TRT TV channel reported on Saturday.
Political parties and alliances taking part in the election are expected to submit their candidate lists to the election authority by the end of day on March 24.
On March 10, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree on holding the election, which was initially set for June 18.