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Article 8

(1) The Political Parties that have groups in the Grand National Assembly of Turkey can nominate candidate for the presidency with the decision of the Group and the other political parties can nominate with the decision of the competent authorities indicated in their status.

(2) During the period announced by the Supreme Board of Elections, candidates are nominated by applying to the Supreme Board of Elections together with their names, consent letters and other necessary documents. Each political party or party group can only apply for one candidate. One person can be nominated by more than one political party group or political party.

(3) If deficiencies are detected in the information and documents related to the candidates, the Supreme Election Board shall give a five-day to the relevant political parties to remedy deficiencies.

(4) Political parties that do not remedy the deficiencies within the given period are considered to have abandoned their nomination.