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Erdogan's Push for Another Istanbul Vote Fuels Democracy Concerns

  • Ruling party is pushing election board to repeat vote in city
  • Opponents accuse him of interfering in democratic process
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Erdogan Sparks Democracy Concerns in Push for Istanbul Vote Rerun
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensified his push for a rerun of last month’s election in Turkey’s biggest city, fueling concerns that an authoritarian streak in government is deepening and rattling investors in the Middle East’s leading economy.