Istanbul is currently a city with parallel realities. Biography on Twitter – Ekrem Imamoglu from the opposition party of the party says he is the new mayor.
Preliminary election results show that he won the local elections here last weekend by about 25,000 votes.
posed posters for a victory, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and candidate Binali Yildiram grateful to Istanbul for the victory.
Although she won the most votes all over Turkey, she lost the capital, Ankara and Izmir. AKP also contests the victory of the PRC in Ankara
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"This is not kind behavior," said Ekrem Imamoglu for the party's posters. "We have the results of the electoral council and we know who is leading," he told me in an interview with the BBC.
The AK party said voters in the polling stations were jeopardizing the outcome, calling it "the biggest spot in Turkish democratic history."
"Of course I disagree," says Imamoglu.  "Until yesterday, the government and the ruling party claimed Turkey had the most plausible voting system, and they gave it the highest rating: one million people were in the polling stations this night
" there was some suspicious activity, they would write it down and make a written report – this is the formal procedure here.
"Now the only explanation I have is that they apologize for their failure."
The government's challenge has led to accusations of hypocrisy. She denied the opposition the right to challenge the controversial outcome of the local elections in Ankara in 2014.
And at the 2017 referendum on the change of Turkey's political system in favor of President Erdogan, the state election commission decided during the census that the unmarked ballots are accepted.
Opposition parties again cried out falsely, but they were quickly summoned by the government. The loss of Ankara, Istanbul and several other cities would be a serious blow to Erdogan and could be a turning point after 16 years of his ruling.
Is that right, I ask Ecrem Imamoglu, the beginning of the end of the President's rule.
"It's all over," he says. "Countries, governments, life itself Mr. Erdogan has completed his 17th year in power, there are problems and things we do not like – but this is a political success." The obvious success of CHP in Istanbul and Ankara renewed the opposition, which for a long time was denounced as dying and broken And it broke Mr Erdogan's aura of invincibility
Whether Ecrem Imamoglu, I ask, the next president of Turkey
"God knows," he says with a hiccup