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Istanbul vote: Why rerun vote is key to Turkey’s future

When Istanbul chose a new mayor in March, Turkey’s president described the vote as a matter of national survival.

But the ruling party’s candidate was narrowly defeated and the new mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, took office.

After a successful court challenge, the election was annulled and a rerun declared. Turks are now facing a dramatic second vote on Sunday.

Presenter: Beril Akman. Video by Ilgin Karlidag, Suniti Singh, Paul Brown and Pinar Ersoy.

Istanbul vote: Why rerun vote is key to Turkey’s future

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