Armed Ethnic Conflict and Electoral Behavior in Turkey

This dataset (available as a STATA file) is used in "Electoral Behavior in Civil Wars: The Kurdish Conflict in Turkey," article published in Civil Wars.  See the codebook

The graph shows turnout in Turkish elections (bars) and clashes between the Turkish state and the PKK insurgency as measured by PKK fatalities (line). The KNM stands for the Kurdish nationalist movement whose parties participate in elections to gain parliamentary representation.