Istanbul: Binali Yildirim wins box he voted in

AK Party's mayoral candidate Binali Yildirim gets majority of votes in ballot box in which he cast his vote

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s mayoral candidate for Istanbul, Binali Yildirim, won the majority of ballots from the box in which he cast his vote, according to unofficial results on Sunday.

The counting of votes in the ballot box at Tuzla Aydinli Emlak Konut Cemil Meric Elementary School, where Yildirim cast his ballot, was completed.

Some 149 of votes were in favor of Binali Yildirim, while main opposition CHP candidate Ekrem Imamoglu received 134 votes.

Earlier on Sunday, millions of Turkish voters cast their votes in the local elections to choose Turkey’s mayors, city council members, mukhtars (neighborhood officials), and members of elder councils for the next five years.

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