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UBP Ahead in Local Elections for Lefkoşa

UBP Ahead in Local Elections for Lefkoşa

June 12
09:37 2018

According to an opinion poll conducted by Freebirds Polar regarding the local elections, the National Unity Party (UBP) candidate Hasan Sertoglu is leading the race for Lefkoşa municipality with 33.2%, followed by the current mayor of Lefkoşa and candidate for the Communal Democracy Party (TDP) Mehmet Harmanci with 29.1%. The candidate for the Democratic Party (DP) Gencay Eroglu is third with 18.5%.

According to the poll, 8.1% of the people who took part in the poll, stated that they are undecided and Kibris newspaper notes that this could determine the outcome of the local elections. Meanwhile 7.1% stated that they will not be voting.

The Republican Turkish Party (CTP) supports Mayor Harmanci. Voting will take place on 24 June.