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Bulgarian Right-Wingers Mull Forming New Party after Election Failure

A new right-wing party will emerge in Bulgaria within months, according to Martin Dimitrov, a former leader of the Union of Democratic Forces.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgarian Socialist Seek to Lure Ultranationalists in Vote Aftermath

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has declared will attempt to win the support of ultranationalist outfit Ataka (Attack) after the general election on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1271

Parallel Count: Bulgaria's GERB Has 3% Lead over Socialists

The Austrian company SORA, which is doing a parallel vote count in Bulgaria's May 12 early general election, has confirmed that four parties will certainly make their way to the country’s 42nd General Assembly.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 966

Bulgarian Electoral Body Launches 2nd Count of Ballots

Bulgaria’s Central Electoral Committee has launched a second count of the ballots cast in Sunday’s general election in the country.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1021

Bulgaria's Socialists Gear for Strongest Parliament Group in 19 Y

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is expected to have its largest parliamentary group since 1994, according to preliminary results from Bulgaria's Sunday early elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1936

Bulgaria's Next Cabinet to Be Formed by Socialist Party - Expert

Bulgaria’s opposition Socialists will take on the task to form a coalition, since the formerly ruling party GERB, which got a slight lead in the early elections on Sunday, is unable to do so, an expert argues.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 20:05 | Viewed: 2029

Bulgaria Elections: 51% Turnout, 24% of Valid Votes Go to Bin

The turnout of Bulgaria's Sunday early parliamentary elections is estimated at 51.33%, according to official preliminary results by the Central Electoral Commission.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2436

9 Out-of-Parliament Parties to Get Subsidy after Bulgaria Vote

9 of the parties who scored lower than the 4% election hurdle in Bulgaria's Sunday snap elections have qualified to receive a state party subsidy, according to preliminary results from the vote.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1292

Bulgaria's GERB Grab 14 Election Districts, Socialists - 12

Bulgaria's former ruling GERB party and the Bulgarian Socialist Party have won Sunday's early general elections in, respectively, 14 and 12 of Bulgaria's 31 election districts, according to preliminary data by election authorities.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1937

Bulgaria's Election Authority to Reveal Snap Vote End Results by May 16

The end results of Bulgaria's Sunday early general elections will be published by Thursday at the latests, stated Bulgarian Central Electoral Commission spokesman Biser Troyanov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1782

Caretaker PM: 'No Moral Virgins' Entered Bulgaria's New Parliament

Bulgaria's caretaker PM Marin Raykov has used a curious expression to stress that parties that entered Bulgaria's Parliament after Sunday's snap vote will have a hard time winning public trust.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgaria’s Meglena Kuneva Calls It Quits after Election Defeat

Meglena Kuneva, leader of "Bulgaria for Citizens Movement" , announced her resignation on Monday, a day after the early general election, where her party failed to pass the 4% threshold and enter parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1743

Bulgarian PM: Post Election Riots Were 'Success'

The caretaker Bulgarian cabinet has immaculately prepared an carried out early general elections that took place Sunday, according to Bulgaria's PM Marin Raykov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1354

EC Awaits Official Results to Comment on Bulgaria's General Elections

Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, Spokesperson for the European Commission, has rejected to comment on the May 12 elections in Bulgaria until the official results are clear.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1292

Leader of Historic Bulgarian Rightists Resigns over Election Failure

Emil Kabaivanov, leader of the rightist Union of Democratic Forces, has officially announced his intention to resign after the party's catastrophic showing at Sunday's general elections in Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1280

Sofia Mayor: People Voted for Stability in General Election

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has welcomed the preliminary results of Bulgaria’s May 12 general election in Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1024

Bulgarian Socialists to Seek Broad Coalition Govt

Petar Mutafchiev from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has suggested that the best scenario for Bulgaria after the May 12 general elections is a broad coalition government

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1566

Latest Count Gives GERB 3.7% Lead over Bulgarian Socialists

The center-right GERB party of former PM Boyko Borisov has won 30.71% of the vote, Bulgaria’s Central Electoral Committee has announced.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgaria's Prosecuting Authority Opened 331 Case Files for Election Breaches

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority initiated 331 case files for breach of political rights in connection with the May 12 general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1124

Ethnic Turkish Party Wins 40% of Bulgaria's Overseas Vote

According to preliminary results of the May 12 general elections, with 55.95% of the total of protocols of overseas polling stations processed, 41.30% of Bulgarians abroad voted for the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1189

Bulgarian Ex-PM Quits Party Leadership in Wake of Election Failure

Ivan Kostov, a former Bulgarian Prime Minister (1997-2001), has announced his decision to resign as leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party following the party’s failure to obtain any seats in Parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 13, 2013, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1096
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