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Erdogan’s Rivals Face New Barrier to Entering Turkish Parliament

  • President’s top officials weighing changes to election laws
  • New rules would hurt former Erdogan allies Davutoglu, Babacan
Ahmet Davutoglu
Ahmet DavutogluPhotographer: Adam Altan/AFP via Getty Images

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Turkey is weighing changes to electoral law that could make it harder for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rivals, including former members of his party who’ve formed their own political movements, to enter parliament.