Turkey election board rejects petitions to annul referendum

Turkey's top election authority today rejected opposition petitions to annul a key referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers after complaints of vote-rigging, local media reported.

PTI| Updated: Apr 19, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Istanbul: Turkey's top election authority today rejected opposition petitions to annul a key referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers after complaints of vote-rigging, local media reported.

Ten members of the Supreme Election Board (YSK) decided against annulling the vote, while only one member voted in favour, the private NTV television reported.