Today is a historical day in Turkey as over 50 million people go to vote for 15 parties to elect members for the 550 seat Turkish Grand National Assembly. As I am in Turkey and witnessing this event first hand I see a changed nation from that of 2002 or 2007. Voting started at 0400 AM GMT in Easter Turkey and one hour later in Western Turkey. The polling stations will close for voters at around 1400 GMT and we expect to start getting initial results would start coming e expected to close at All polling stations are expected to close at 1400 GMT and preliminary results are expected after 1800 GMT. The voting started in Ankara where Turkish president Abdullah Gull casted his vote.