Erdogan leads elections by 58 pct – initial results

Incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is leading outcome of presidential elections by 58 percent of votes, preliminary results showed Sunday.

Local media said 50 percent of ballots have been counted and Erdogan was leading by 58 percent of votes.

Muharrem Ince, candidate of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), garnered 29 percent, they said.

Official results are expected later tonight

Source: Kuwait News Agency