Öneri: “We are working for a democratic election”

President of Supreme Election Committee Şafak Öneri stated that they are working for a democratic election and they give big importance to equality of opportunity of candidates during election process.

In his interview to TAK, Öneri said that there are serious problems in Election and Referendum Law which was put into force in 1976 on the issues of prohibitions, propaganda and periods, adding that the law is not updated and especially highly unsatisfactory regarding propaganda so certainly it must be changed.

Furthermore, Öneri said that Supreme Election Committee is continuing preparations for Presidential elections and local elections to be held on 19 April by taking into consideration a possible second tour election.