these alliances reveal weakness in the islamo-nationalist project. the turkish youth vote may hope to dilute the relgious component - to the benefit of retired criminals.
An estimated six million new voters will take part in the national elections of 2023. Hence, each political leader attempts to address the youth to line up new cadres of vote-casting citizens behind their political agendas.https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/can-europe-make-it/turkeys-youth-hope-for-re-democratization-amid-polarization/
While President Erdoğan complains that the ruling party haven’t yet succeeded in establishing a hegemonic rule over ideas, his ideal of raising a pious generation does seem to have utterly failed. The inability to grasp the changing desires, demands, and lifestyles of the youth, is evident in their attempts to reach out to young voters which have generated only backlash and ridicule.