On April 16th the Turkish population went to the polls to participate in the 2017 Turkish Referendum. This referendum, which was proposed by Turkish President Erdogan, proposed changing Turkey’s governmental system from Parliamentary to Presidential & changing the Turkish Electoral system to be more straightforward (1).
Referendum Results (2)
Winner: Yes - 51.41%
Runner-Up: No - 48.59%
• President Erdogan's proposed referendum passed by a narrow 51-49 margin
• The referendum was proposed by President Erdogan to create major governmental reform in Turkey