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Bulgarian Parties Start Signing Up for Snap Election

Parties and coalitions, willing to join the race in Bulgaria's snap general election in May, started submitting documents Tuesday for registration with the electoral body.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 19, 2013, Tuesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 735

Bulgaria Election Authority Glitch Messes Electoral Hurdle

An inconsistency in rule-formulation by Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission has in effect lowered the election threshold of 4%, warned activists Monday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 18, 2013, Monday // 19:47 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Appointed through Unconstitutional Decree - Nationalist Leader

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has accused President Rosen Plevneliev of issuing an unconstitutional decree for the appointment of a caretaker government.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 18, 2013, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Demands Reshuffle at Police Departments to Ensure Fair Elections

Ivan Kostov, leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), has called for a reshuffle at regional police departments to make sure that protection for vote buying schemes has been removed.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 18, 2013, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 747

Turkish-Bulgarian Liberal Leader Worried about Fair Vote

Bulgarian liberal Movement for Rights of Freedoms chair Lyutvi Mestan has revoiced his concerns about the fairness of upcoming snap elections after meeting caretaker PM Marin Raykov Monday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 18, 2013, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 821

Bulgarian Pollsters Give Slight Lead to GERB against Socialists

The centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has a slight lead against the opposition left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, according to recent polls.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 18, 2013, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1402

Bulgarian Socialists Propose 100-Day Rescue Plan

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has presented a 'rescue plan' to wrestle the country from the economic and political crisis following early elections in May.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 16, 2013, Saturday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1223

Political Crisis Eats Support for Bulgaria's GERB, Socialists - Survey

Support for Bulgaria's two largest parties - recent rulers GERB and opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party - has shrunk in March following the events that led to the resignation of GERB PM Boyko Borisov, according to an opinion survey.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 16, 2013, Saturday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1722

Caretaker Cabinet Vows to Ensure Fair Elections in Bulgaria

New Bulgarian caretaker PM Marin Raykov has reiterated his pledge to conduct free and fair snap elections in the country mid-May.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 16, 2013, Saturday // 11:30 | Viewed: 815

Bulgarian Left-Winger Claims Ex-Rulers Would Mar Elections

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has stated that the country's Interior Ministery cannot guarantee fair elections, since it is still controlled by the former center-right GERB government.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 15, 2013, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 906
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