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9 Parties Win State Subsidies in Bulgaria's General Elections

A total of nine parties have won a state subsidy after getting over 1% of the votes at Bulgaria's May 12 general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1581

GERB to Have 12-Seat Edge over Bulgarian Socialists - Expert

The center GERB party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, which narrowly won Sunday’s general election in Bulgaria, will have 98 seats in the country’s 240-seat Parliament, according to an expert.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1996

2 Senior Members of Bulgarian Right-Wing Party Resign over Election Results

Petar Moskov announced Monday he was resigning from right-wing party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) after preliminary results of the May 12 elections showed that the party would most likely fail to enter the 42nd Parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1284

113 000 Bulgarians Vote Abroad for Parliament

A total of 113 000 Bulgarian citizens have voted abroad in the country’s early general election on Sunday, according to the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1364

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Demands Expert Govt

Hristo Biserov, Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has declared that they will not back a coalition government with the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party (GERB).

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgarian GERB Official Hints of Staying in Opposition

There will be “nothing dramatic” if Bulgaria’s center-right GERB party fails to form a government and instead ends up in opposition, a key GERB official has stated.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgarian Left-Wing PM Hopeful: GERB Left Catastrophic Legacy!

Plmen Oresherski, who has been endorsed for Prime Minister by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, has warned about a “catastrophic legacy” left by the center-right GERB government (2009-2013).

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1426

Deputy Chair of Bulgarian Right-Wing Party Resigns in Election Aftermath

Radan Kanev has announced plans to resign from the position of Deputy Chair of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party as the formation appears increasingly likely to not enter the 42nd Parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 803

4 Parties to Enter Bulgaria's 42 Parliament after 69.4% Vote Count

By 6 am on Monday, a total of 69.38% of the election protocols of Bulgaria's May 12 general elections have been processed.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 08:28 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgarian Ultranationalist Leader Worried by Parliament Stalemate

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian ultranationalist party Ataka (Attack), has expressed his concerns with the results of Sunday’s general election in the country.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgaria’s Ethic Turkish Leader: We Are Secular Party

Our identity was challenged, says Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 02:12 | Viewed: 1487

Austrian Parallel Count Site in Bulgaria's Vote Hacked

The official site of the Austrian company SORA - Institute for Social Research and Consulting, which is doing a parallel vote count in Bulgaria's May 12 early general elections has been attacked by hackers.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 00:44 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgaria’s Socialist Leader: GERB is Over, Will Not Be Back

Bulgarian voters said on Sunday no to the status quo and the abusive rule of the center-right GERB party, the Socialist leader said at a press conference shortly after midnight.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 00:34 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgaria's GERB to Seek Coalition with Ethnic Turks, Nationalists

As early as Monday, the center-right GERB party of former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will start coalition negotiations with the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, and the latter's self-proclaimed archenemies - the fa

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 00:29 | Viewed: 2295

Bulgarian Election 'Winners' GERB Run Away from Trad Press Event

Bulgarian former ruling party GERB, who has won Sunday's snap elections, has issued a statement making clear it will not hold the traditional post-election press conference.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 00:19 | Viewed: 1581

Unprecedented Chaos Erupts in International Presscenter after Bulgaria Vote

Party press conferences have been indefinitely postponed as stray protesters occupied microphones at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia after early general election Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 00:03 | Viewed: 2491

Austrian Parallel Count Site in Bulgaria's Vote Crashes

The official site of the Austrian company SORA - Institute for Social Research and Consulting, which is doing a parallel vote count in Bulgaria's May 12 early general elections has crashed.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 23:46 | Viewed: 1314

Parallel Vote Count Confirms Bulgarian Exit Polls Data

After half of the ballot protocols in, the parallel vote count has confirmed in general the results of the exit polls in Bulgaria's early general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 23:11 | Viewed: 3258

Over 0.1 M Bulgarians Vote Abroad for Parliament

107,799 Bulgarian citizens have voted abroad by 10 pm Sunday, as voters go to the polling stations on snap parliamentary elections, said the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 22:40 | Viewed: 1096

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Rules Out Coalition with GERB

The far-right nationalist Ataka (Attack) party will not support the centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, says Ataka leader Volen Siderov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 22:23 | Viewed: 1073

Exit Poll Gives Bulgaria's GERB 2.8% Win over Socialists

The center-right GERB party of former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, won by a 2.8% margin most votes in Bulgaria's general elections, tallying 30.5 % against the Socialists with 27.7%, according to an exit poll of the Mediana polling agency.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1639
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