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Wrong information on Turkey

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Submitted by soma (United States), Nov 2, 2011 at 12:05

Daniel Pipes: "AKP got over 50% of the vote"

Michael Coren: (astonished tone) "Over 50%!"

Wrong! AKP got just under 50% of the vote. 49.83% to be precise.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_general_election,_2011

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Correct. I was citing the initial tally, which showed slightly over 50 percent. That was subsequently revised down.

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