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Gulnur Aybet and Filiz Baskan
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Gulnur Aybet is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Kent, England, and a Professor at the Izmir University of Economics, Turkey. Filiz Baskan is an Associate Professor at the Izmir University of Economics.

When Turkey went to the polls on June 12, the expected outcome was a third term win for the ruling Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AK Party). However, despite this predictable outcome, the election results have been somewhat of a surprise.

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