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What will the new vote counting software do for Turkish elections?

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The snap elections due to take place on June 24 will mark a first, with the presidential and parliamentary ballots put into a single envelope.

When the counting process begins after 5 p.m. local time, the ballots will first be taken out from the envelopes and separated. Then the process for the presidential counting will take off.

Turkey will first learn the name of the president, especially if there is no need to go to a second round. If there is to be a second round, the public will then be informed about the candidates that will challenge each other. The general expectation is that the results will come out at around 7 p.m.

Then the counting will begin for the parliamentary votes. We may expect that the results for that count could come in later, as the presidential results will have the priority. Still, we can expect the results to go public before midnight on June 24.

One question that arises here is that as there are alliances, how long would the separation of votes for........

© Hürriyet Daily News