Bulgarian socialists' leader Sergey Stanishev cannot become MEP for a brief period and return to national Parliament afterwards, prof.
The European People's Party and the Party of European Socialists will have to find a common language due to the makeup of the new European Parliament, according to Ivaylo Kalfin.
The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has announced the names of Bulgaria's 17 newly-elected MEPs.
Populist party "Bulgaria without Censorship" of former TV host Nikolay Barekov had the most expensive media campaign for the European Parliament elections.
Andrus Ansip, Estonia's former and longest-serving Prime Minister (2005-2014), will be the country's nominee for the office of EU Commissioner.
Bulgaria will stand for a more important portfolio in the new European Commission, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski announced.
Plamen Oresharski, the Prime Minister who heads Bulgaria's socialist-led government, said Friday he has thrown his support behind EPP nominee for Commission President.
Bulgarians reaffirmed their pro-EU orientation President in an unambiguous manner at the European Parliament elections, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.
Momchil Nekov, the No. 15 candidate in the list of the Bulgarian Socialist Party for the European elections, will take his seat in the European Parliament, reports Focus agency.
Momchil Nekov, who surprisingly made it into EP replacing BSP leader Sergey Stanishev, is under pressure to give up his seat, reports suggest.
Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) announced at a press conference on Wednesday evening the final official results of the European elections in the country.
Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka may request the annulment of the European Parliament elections on May 25.
Every fourth voter in the European elections in Bulgaria used their right of preferential vote, shows data of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC).
Center-right GERB has kept its 11-percent lead on the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in the European elections as 100% of the voting protocols have been processed.
In a surprising turn, Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), may lose the MEP seat to 28-year-old Momchil Nekov, who is 15th on the election list.
The ABV Movement (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) will become a party.
Bulgarian Kostadinka Kuneva is largely expected to enter the European Parliament as MEP from left-wing party Syriza.