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GERB Runner Elected Mayor of Bulgaria's Varna by Slim Margin

Ivan Portnih, candidate of Bulgaria’s formerly ruling center-right party GERB, has won the battle for mayor of the coastal city of Varna by a slim margin.

Politics » Elections 2013 | July 8, 2013, Monday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1513

Bulgaria's Varna Elects Mayor in Neck-and-Neck Run-Off

Two candidates are vying to be mayor of Bulgaria's third-largest city and summer capital, Varna on the Black Sea coast.

Politics » Elections 2013 | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1393

Bulgaria's 'Fake Vote Ballots' Final Count Is 480 000

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office final count of the alleged illegal ballots discovered at a printing house in Kostinbrod hours ahead of the May 12 early elections is 480 000.

Politics » Elections 2013 | June 7, 2013, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1694

'Fake Ballots' in Bulgaria's Elections Grow to 0.4 M

The number of apparently illegally printed ballots for Bulgaria's May 12 early general elections has swollen to at least 400,000, according to an announcement by the prosecution.

Politics » Elections 2013 | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria's GERB Alerts EU about Vote Void Claim

Bulgaria's formerly-ruling, center-right GERB Party has sent its claim contesting and asking to void the May 12 early general elections results to all European institutions.

Politics » Elections 2013 | June 3, 2013, Monday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgarian Constitutional Court to Try Vote Void Case

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has decided to try the claim contesting and asking to void the May12 early general elections results.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 31, 2013, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1097

Bulgaria's GERB Demand to Void Vote Unprecedented in EU – French Expert

The formerly ruling center-right GERB party’s move to contest and seek annulment of Bulgaria’s general election results has no precedent in the European Union, according to a French expert.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 23, 2013, Thursday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgarian Election Winners Officially Seek to Void Vote

The center-right GERB party of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has officially filed a claim with the country’s Constitutional Court to contest and void the May12 general election results.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 18:09 | Viewed: 2147

Bulgarian President Optimistic on Formation of New Government

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev believes that a new Bulgarian government is set to be formed quickly, despite what appears to be a political stalemate in Parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1433

Bulgarians Cast 80 000 Void Ballots in General Election

Bulgarian voters cast a total of 80 000 invalid ballots at the May 12 general election, according to officials.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgaria's Electoral Body Replaces Resigned Socialist MPs

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has appointed two MPs in the place of Iliyana Yotova and Rumen Stoyanov from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) who gave up their seats.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1040

Bulgaria's GERB Files Vote Void Claim

The formerly-ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is filing Wednesday a claim with the Constitutional Court to contest and void the election results.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 22, 2013, Wednesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian Caretaker PM Not Grilled in Illegal Ballots Case

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office, SGP, is not going to question Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister, Marin Raykov, in connection with the 350 000 illegal ballots seized from a printing house in the town of Kostinbrod.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 21, 2013, Tuesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria’s New Parliament Elects Socialist Speaker

Socialist member of parliament and former Bulgarian Minister of Interior Mihail Mikov has been elected speaker of the new Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 21, 2013, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1178

Luckily, No Messiah in Bulgaria's New Parliament - Ethnic Turks Leader

Luckily and for the first time Bulgaria’s parliament will not be dominated by a messiah, the ethnic Turks leader declared from the rostrum on Tuesday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 21, 2013, Tuesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 778

Populist Party Requests Annulment of Bulgarian Vote in Turkey

Bulgarian Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party has requested an annulment of ballots cast in Turkey for Bulgaria's May 12 early general elections over what they claimed were a number of irregularities at polling stations in Bulgaria's neighbor.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1299

Bulgarian Nationalist Party VMRO Renews Protests against Monopolies

Supporters of Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO, holding flags turned upside down, gathered Sunday in front of the Court Palace in Sofia for new protests against political and economic monopolies.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 18:28 | Viewed: 983

Inspection Uncovers Suspiciously Large Number of Extra Stamps for Bulgarian Electoral Commissions

While the scandal with the 350 000 illegally printed ballots discovered hours ahead of the May 12 snap elections is being investigated, an inspection indicated a large number of extra stamps produced for sectional electoral commissions.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1084

Radan Kanev Nominated to Chair Democrats for Strong Bulgaria Party

Ivan Kostov, former leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, has named the nominee of the party's governing body for DSB Chair, Radan Kanev.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 784

Bulgarian Socialist PM Candidate Proposes Urgent Economic, Social Measures

A set of short-term measures proposed by Plamen Oresharski, candidate for Prime Minister of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), will be presented Monday at a sitting of the National Council of BSP and will be put up for debate by extra-parliamentary part

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 12:54 | Viewed: 861

Bulgaria Faces New Early Elections in Few Months - GERB

Bulgaria will hold new early elections in just few months, a key figure from the biggest political party has forecast.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1432
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