European Elections 2014

Low Voting Turnout among Bulgarians Abroad

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Only 21,810 Bulgarians voted abroad in the European elections, as of 8 pm Bulgarian time.

The highest number of expat votes came from Spain, where 4,537 Bulgarians voted, Dnevnik reported. In Belgium, 2,190 people voted, 1,538 in Greece, 1,911 in Great Britain, 1,498 in France, and 1,571 in Germany.

Other countries in which a higher number of Bulgarians voted were the Netherlands, Austria, and Macedonia.

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry informed that voting passed smoothly in all polling stations outside the country.

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