Turkey’s Erdogan Sees Support Slide

January 9, 2014 5:55 PM

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Turkey’s Erdogan Sees Support Slide

ISTANBUL—Turkey’s government may feel the pinch of a sprawling corruption investigation at the ballot box in March as the first poll since graft allegations ensnared ministers shows declining popularity.

A poll published Thursday by Sonar, the most accurate forecaster of the last parliamentary elections, said support for the governing Justice and Development Party, or AKP, declined to 42.3%, the lowest since Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan swept into a third term with 50% of the votes in June 20...

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