Leader of the People’s Party (HP) Kudret Ozersay received the most of the mixed votes in the elections held last Sunday.
According to Turkish Cypriot daily ‘Kibris’, the results of the mixed voting* showed the opposition parties gained the first ten places of the voting and the votes were distributed as follows: 5 for the Republican Turkish Party (CTP), 3 for the Social Democracy Party (TDP) and 2 for the People’s Party (HP).
Ozersay gained 7,799 votes, chairman of CTP Tufan Erhurman received 6,160 and deputy with the TDP Zekki Celer, 5,389. The paper also notes that the chairman of the National Unity Party UBP and former prime minister Huseyin Ozgurgun received only 1,766 votes and ranked 43rd among the 50 deputies that were elected.
*A voter who votes for one party will be able to express preference for almost half of the candidates of his/her party in every district. The voter who chooses a combined vote will be able to express preference for nearly half of the candidates of a party or the independent candidates in a district. The voters will be able to choose from among at least 24 and up to 50 candidates.