Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) currently stands to win 13.8% of the vote in case of an election, according to leading polling company MetroPOLL’s May study.
With the Workers’ Party of Turkey (TİP)’s 0.7%, the left-wing bloc Democracy Alliance exceeds 14%.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has remained stable, raising its vote to 22.6% from 22.4% in the April survey.
Despite the severe economic crisis in the country, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)’s vote remains high, at 32.7%. Its alliance partner, the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) is also stable at 8%.
The centre-right opposition Good Party (İYİ), founded by former MHP members and currently in an alliance with the CHP, would win 15.1%.
The anti-refugee far-right Victory Party (ZP) approaches 2% for the first time, standing to win 1.8% of the vote.
The approval rating of Turkish President Erdoğan also rose to 44.4%, from April’s 42.1%, according to the same study. Those who specifically said they did not approve of the president fell to 47.3% from April’s 53.6%.