38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Turkey

Country: 
Turkey
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Comments: 

Anyone who offers or suggests or gives any favors, assets or provides any official or general or private benefits to one or more voters for giving vote for himself or any other candidates in elections, are sentenced to from one to three years in prison. Even benefits or utilities are explained as the travel, food, drink or transfer costs of the voters, the penalties will remain the same.

Source: 

ource: Article 152, Law on Basic Provisions of Elections and Voter Registers, 1961 (as amended in 1983, Law No. 298)

Source: Article 57§1, Law on Basic Provisions of Elections and Voter Registers, 1961 (as amended in 2010, Law No. 298)

Source: Article 32, Law on Misdemeanours, 2005 (Law No. 5326).