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CEC: No Machine Voting in Snap Elections

There will be no voting machines in the snap elections, unless there is a candidate for a public procurement offer or if that candidate does not fulfill the security criteria, announced the Central Election Commission (CEC).

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria's President Imposes First Veto

President Rumen Radev made a statement on Thursday announcing that he has imposed a veto on the Concessions Act adopted by Parliament in the last few working days of the 43rd Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2785

Bulgarian Court Registers Barekov's Recharge Bulgaria Movement

Sofia City Court has registered the movement  “Prezaredi Balgaria” (Recharge Bulgaria) established by Nikolay Barekov.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1599

CEC: BGN 30 M Not Sufficient for Voting Machines in Snap Elections

BGN 30 M will not be sufficient for the voting machines but the Central Election Commission has the assurance of the interim Finance Minister that the funds needed will be secured, stated the spokesperson of CEC Kameliya Neykova, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1182

Gallup: 79% Approval Rating for Bulgaria's New President

Bulgarian voters in general appraise positively the first ten days of President Rumen Radev’s mandate (79%), showed data from an independent telephone survey of Gallup International conducted in the period February 1-2, 2017 among 803 people throughout Bu

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1869

Bulgaria's Govt Pledges to Get Voting Machines

Bulgarian authorities will make sure voting machines are available in all polling stations for the early election on March 26, interim Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgarian Red Cross Raises BGN 2.076 M for Hitrino

The Bulgarian Red Cross has raised BGN 2.076 M in its campaign to help families of victims and those affected by the deadly blast in Hitrino, northeastern Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1167

Greek Farmers Seal Off Macedonia Border Crossing

Protesting Greek farmers have sealed off a border crossing point with Macedonia, vowing to keep the roadblocks at least until February 03, Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture Head Unable to Leave Office

Rumen Porozhanov, who stepped down on Wednesday as head of the State Fund Agriculture, cannot formally quit the job.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgaria Looking at Ecuador, Philippines for Solution to Machine Voting Crisis

Government and electoral officials will meet on Thursday to discuss ways to procure 12 000 voting machines, with options including an order to Ecuador or the Philippines.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1692

Registration Begins for Bulgaria's Early Election

The election body of Bulgaria has said it is launching the registration of political parties for the upcoming parliamentary vote in March.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1267

KEVR: Price Increase of Water in Sofia Cannot Be Less Than 18%

The increase in the price of water in Sofia cannot be less than 18%, while the price change will probably come into effect as of March 1, said in an interview the member of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) Dimitar Kochkov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1154

Interim Cabinet To Correct Plan-Estimate of Expenses for Snap Elections

The Council of Ministers will respect the decision of the Supreme Administrative Court on making sure that electronic voting is enabled at every polling station for the snap parliamentary elections on March 26, announced the press service of the Council o

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1066

Interim PM Gerdzhikov Appoints Four Deputy Ministers

By order of interim Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov four more Deputy Ministers have been appointed.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1108

Rumen Porozhanov Resigns as CEO of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund

The head of Bulgaria's executive agency allocating EU subsidies to farmers has stepped down at the request of the country's caretaker Agriculture Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgarian Minister Demands Resignation of Agriculture Fund Head

Interim Agriculture Minister Hristo Bozukov has urged the chair of State Fund Agriculture, Rumen Porozhanov, to step down, his ministry says.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgaria Must Install Voting Machines in Every Polling Station, Court Rules

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled Bulgarian authorities have to make sure electronic voting is enabled in every polling station in the country at the snap election scheduled for the end of March.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1709

Radan Kanev Heads Bulgaria's New Republic Alliance

Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) Chairman Radan Kanev on Tuesday became the chair of New Republic, which describes itself as a right-wing, non-partisan alliance.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgaria's PM Gerdzhikov Appoints 3 Deputy Interior Ministers

Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov will coordinate the activities of the Finance Minister and the Foreign Minister, as well as of the state agencies Intelligence and Electronic Management and the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgarian Election System Referendum 'Binding on Parliament' - Prosecution

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office has described the results of a recent referendum on the country's election system as "binding".

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgaria Court to Rule on Election System Referendum, Machine Voting

A court will sit on Friday to determine whether the referendum held in November on the voting system is binding and whether machine voting should be mandatory for all polling stations.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1250
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