Canan Kaftancioglu is a rising political star in Turkey. The popularity ratings of this 48-year-old doctor-turned-politician from the Black Sea region are among the highest in the country. She had always stood out in the social democratic Republican People’s Party (CHP) with her left-wing views, and at the beginning of 2018 she was elected Istanbul’s provincial president. But Kaftancioglu real breakthrough came a good year later after she masterminded one of the most successful election campaigns in Turkish history. This was the campaign of Ekrem Imamoglu, a relatively unknown local, in Istanbul’s mayoral elections of March 2019. Few people expected this newcomer to win...Full Article
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