Turkish opposition leader says 'unprecedented' missing votes in referendum

ANKARA (Reuters) - The deputy chairman of Turkey's main opposition said the number of missing votes in a referendum handing President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers was "unprecedented", after submitting his party's application to annul the results.

Bulent Tezcan, deputy party chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP), told reporters at the headquarters of the High Electoral Board in the Ankara that the number of unstamped ballots was unknown.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Isabel Coles; Editing by David Dolan)

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