What happens tomorrow on the second round of voting in Turkey? The president of Turkey has not been elected in the first round of elections in Turkey. Two weeks later Turkish citizens are going to return to the voting polls tomorrow Sunday May 28th 2023. As the votes were so close in the first round it has been a very tense period in the past two weeks and tomorrow is expected to be a tense day and night when all votes are counted.
If you happen to be on holiday in Marmaris or Turkey during the voting day here are the short facts to help you understand it:
What time is the voting?
Voting takes place from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. on May 28 2023.
Will alcohol be sold?
On election day May 28, the sale of alcoholic beverages will be prohibited from 6 a.m. until midnight.
However, the tourists staying in all inclusive hotels in Marmaris and Icmeler will be served alcohol as usual.
Will staff in hotels and tourist destinations work?
Most of the long-term staff’s home is Marmaris or Icmeler. As for the new staff those will go home to cast their votes. Despite of that all hotels in Marmaris and Icmeler will remain open on the election day May 28 2023.
Since the voting begins at 08:00 AM most drivers, captains and hotel and tour staff will be able to cast votes before work on Sunday. Most tours and attractions will be running and open.
Will shops be closed?
The markets and supermarkets will be open as usual but the Wines, Beers & Spirits departments will be closed.
Will entertainment be available?
Many entertainment venues will be closed or restricted to solely serving food, but no drinks.
Will transport be available?
The vast majority of Marmaris’ public transport will be running as usual on the Election day. There are no road closures in Marmaris or Icmeler.
Will cafes and tea houses be closed?
Coffeehouses, tea houses and internet cafes will be closed on election day.
Will weddings take place on the day of elections?
Weddings may be held after 6 p.m. on the Election day.
Will schools be open the next day?
Schools will be closed on Monday, May 29 2023.
Are there any security concerns?
For the past month there have been attacks on candidates, meetings and party offices in different parts of Turkey. None of such attacks took place in Marmaris or Muğla province. Exercise normal safety precautions while in Marmaris Turkey.
Sources: Resmi Gazete