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Live updates: Turkey election results

Ahmet Yener, chief of Turkey’s Supreme Election Council, speaks to the media in Ankara, Turkey on May 15. Cagla Gurdogan/Reuters

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is leading the polls with 91.93% of the votes counted so far, the head of Turkey’s Supreme Election Council said early Monday.

In a televised speech, council chief Ahmet Yener said Erdogan had received 49.49% of the vote, while his main challenger, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, received 44.79%.

The third presidential candidate, Sinan Ogan, an ultra-nationalist allied with Erdogan, has received 5.29%, Yener said.

Votes are still being counted, Yener emphasized.

If no candidate wins a majority, they will go to a second vote — which would be a first for Erdogan.