Started Apr 04, 2017 05:00PM UTC   •   Closed Apr 17, 2017 06:59AM UTC (1 year ago)

Will Turkey's upcoming constitutional referendum pass?

Turkey is scheduled to hold a contentious constitutional referendum in April 2017 (BBC, The Guardian, Election Guide, Daily Sabah).

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This question was closed as "yes" with an end date of 16 April 2017. Turkey's constitutional referendum passed on 16 April 2017 (Bloomberg), but the opposition party challenged the results (Aljazeera, Rudaw). The electoral commission rejected the petitions challenging the results and an appeal of that decision to the State Council of Turkey was refused (Hurriyet Daily News); official results were released on 27 April 2017, certifying the passage of the referendum (Reuters).

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