Is Erdogan Taking a Risk with Istanbul Vote Re-run After Opposition Win?

Following weeks of speculation,¬†Turkey’s top election body has ordered a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan alleged widespread fraud in the vote, after losing the major cities to the main opposition. Analysts say Erdogan’s move is risky, with the opposition galvanized and voters still hurting from a prolonged economic downturn.