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It is possible the scandals on the tops of the judiciary and the executive powers, that marked the development of the MEP vote campaign, to make the voters hesitant, Bulgaria's president said after he cast his ballot on Sunday.
There is always a penal vo
The Parliament's Speaker Georgi Pirinski voted for Bulgaria's dignified presence in the European Parliament, he himself said after casting his ballot on the MEP vote day.
Only 4% of the Bulgarians eligible to vote have turned out at the polling stations to cast a ballot since the beginning of the MEP vote day, Central Election Commission (CEC) announced.
About 2,75 % was the turnout in Bulgaria's second largest city Plovd
Bulgarians eligible to vote can check via Internet in which polling station they can cast their vote for the candidates in the first-ever MEP vote in the country.
People can also obtain information for the polling stations abroad.
The Bulgarians must vote because they are all citizens and people, EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva said after she went out of the polling station on the MEPs vote day.
The leader of the GERB party was the first to cast his ballot in Bulgaria's MEP vote on Sunday.
The citizens of Bulgaria's west northern village of Drashan boycotted the first-ever MEP vote in the country, because of the potholed and dilapidated main road that passes through the village.
Nearly 2,000 policemen have been deployed to provide the security of the MEP vote in the capital Sofia. Here voters will be able to cast the ballot at 297 polling booths.
Over eight hundred journalists from 80 media will gather at the international press center at the National Palace of Culture to cover the first MEP vote in the country.
Foreign media interest in the MEP elections is considerably high considering the fact
Bulgaria opened 25 polling stations around the world for the first MEP vote in the country.
The most polling stations are in Germany, 4; three will be opened in Turkey and France, two in Serbia and Greece.
Bulgarians are heading to the polls on May 20 to elect 18 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). These are the first-ever European election for the country that joined the European Union on January 1, 2007.
A day before the first MEP vote, Bulgarians consider their vote for the 18 officials, who are going to represent the country in.
On 20 May Bulgarians are given the chance to choose which of the runners are most eligible to represent the country in the Eu
Support for Bulgaria's Socialists swelled in the last week of campaigning ahead of the European Parliament vote on Sunday, and they stand to gain the largest number of MEP seats, a poll showed on Friday.
The Socialists, the senior partner in Bulgaria's t
The European Union and the relatives of Libyan children infected with the HIV virus are in talks that could result in the release of five Bulgarian nurses, held in the northern African country, Darik News reported on Friday.
The compromise solution propo
The foreign ministers of the countries of the Central European Initiative gathered Friday in the Boyana residence at the invitation of Bulgaria's FM Ivaylo Kalfin.
The forum is in the framework of Bulgaria's president of the Initiative.
Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva is to read Friday a lection on the block's future before the students of Burgas Free University.
Commissioner Kuneva will also take part in a seminar on the topic "EU policies for consumers' protection", which ha
Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded the winners in the contest "Bulgaria - Part of the European Puzzle" at a special ceremony on Thursday.
Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva leaded Thursday a discussion on the consumers' rights, which took place in the building of European Commission Representation in Sofia.
The new directive regulating consumer credits, which has already been introd
Bulgaria's parliament decided Thursday to give green light for contracting the European Investment Bank to co-finance a project for repairs of transit roads.
The total length of the road segments included in the project is 1535 kilometers, all of them pl
In 86 towns in Bulgaria there is only voter per polling station for the upcoming MEP elections, shows data of the civil registration and administrative services directorate of country's Regional Development Ministry.
The EU's directive on financial instruments will enter into force on November 1, European Commissioner in charge of internal markets Charlie McCreevy said in Sofia on Tuesday.
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