Nafiz Albayrak / New York, Oct 19 () - The polls opened for more than 90,000 Turkish citizens living in the United States on Oct. 17 for the snap Turkish parliamentary elections on Nov. 1, and will last until Oct. 25.
Ballot boxes at seven Turkish representatives across the U.S. were set up on Oct. 17 for some 91,304 Turkish electorates living in the U.S. to cast their votes for the upcoming elections.
Turkish voters have begun to vote at Turkey’s representatives in New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Boston and Miami.
Electorates can cast their votes at the ballot boxes from Oct. 17 to Oct. 25, every day between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. No appointments need to be made beforehand.
Turkey’s Consul General to New York, Ertan Yalçın, said the largest number of voters in the U.S. was in New York with a total of 35,690 people.
Voting for the snap elections had started at Turkey’s representatives in foreign countries and at border gates across the country on Oct. 8.
A total of 2,895,885 Turkish citizens living abroad are eligible to vote either at 112 foreign representative offices in 54 countries or at 30 customs gates on Turkey’s borders and at international airports.