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Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Fined for Expats Data Leak

The Commission for Protection of Personal Data has fined Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Ministry for making public nearly 37 000 permanent addresses in the country of Bulgarian voters residing abroad.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1394

Bulgaria's '2 in 1' Elections Spared BGN 8 M - FinMin

Bulgaria spared over BGN 8 M in state budget money by carrying out its local and presidential elections on the same date in 2011, the country's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has stated.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 20, 2012, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1367

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New Vice President Margarita Popova

Former Justice Minister Margarita Popova was nominated by the ruling centrist-right party GERB to run for Vice President of Bulgaria in the elections that took place on October 23 2011.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2153

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New President Rosen Plevneliev

Rosen Plevneliev, former Bulgarian Regional Development Minister, was elected President on the ticket of the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria part (GERB) on October 30 2011.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgaria's President-Elect to Be Sworn In Thursday

Rosen Plevneliev, Bulgaria's newly elected President, will be officially sworn in on Thursday.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1435

Bulgarian President-elect to Take Oath of Office Jan 19

Bulgaria's President-elect and Vice President-elect, Rosen Plevneliev and Margarita Popova, will take the oath of office before the National Assembly on Thursday, January 19.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 16, 2012, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 3860

Bulgaria Spent 50% above Estimate for 2011 Elections

The Bulgarian state has spent BGN 39 M for the organization of its October 2011 presidential and municipal elections, according to official accounts released by the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 10, 2012, Tuesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 1781

OSCE Releases Final Report on Bulgaria's Elections

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) released their final report on Bulgaria's October local and presidential elections.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 7, 2012, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2332

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Presidential and Local Elections

On October 23 and 30, 2011, Bulgaria held its first "2 in 1" elections, as Bulgarians voted for their next president and for municipal authorities.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | January 6, 2012, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 3196

Court Upholds Fandakova's Victory in Sofia Mayoral Race

Administrative Court Sofia City (ACSC) has confirmed the legality of the October 23 mayoral elections in Sofia.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | December 22, 2011, Thursday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgarian President-Elect Had Most Expensive Campaign

Bulgaria's President-elect Rosen Plevneliev had the most expensive campaign among all runners in the October elections, according to the official data publish Friday.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | December 16, 2011, Friday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1361

Sofia Court to Decide on Legality of Municipal Councilors Vote

Administrative Court Sofa City (ACSC) is to rule Thursday on the legality of the end-October election of municipal councilors in Bulgaria's capital.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | December 15, 2011, Thursday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1171

Bulgarian Govt Urges Top Court to Revisit Ruling on Presidential Vote

The government has opposed the petition filed by 71 MPs to the Constitutional Court (KS) seeking the cancellation of the end-October presidential vote as "indadmissible and unfounded".

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | December 1, 2011, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 988

Twice-Failed Socialist Mayor Candidate Steps Down from Governing Body of Sofia Unit

Georgi Kadiev, twice unsuccessful runner for Mayor of Sofia, has resigned from the governing body of the Sofia unit of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgarian Expats Ask Damages from Sofia for Data Leak

Bulgarians, who live abroad and were affected by the blunder committed by Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry, which in the wake of the October presidential elections published their names and addresses in Bulgaria, are asking for compensations.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 22, 2011, Tuesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1121

Sofia's Mayor Election Results Won't Be Canceled

The Bulgarian opposition's demands for cancelation of the local election in the capitals Sofia have been expectedly rejected by the city's Administrative Court.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 18, 2011, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 924

Father of GERB MP Assigned as Reporting Judge on Bulgaria's Contested Presidential Vote

Rumen Nenkov, the father of an MP of ruling party GERB, is on the panel of reporting judges on the case of the contested presidential vote.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 864

Bulgarian Opposition Unanimous in Demanding Presidential Election Cancellation

The left-wing oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has gathered enough MP signatures to request a cancellation of the results of the October presidential election in the country.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 15, 2011, Tuesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1044

Administrative Court Cancels Mayoral Vote in Southern Bulgarian Village

The Pazardzhik Administrative Court has cancelled the results of the mayoral vote in the Southern Bulgarian village of Apriltsi, Pazarddzhik municipality.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 15, 2011, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 854

Bulgarian Right-Wing UDF without Demands for Vote Recall

The opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) cannot count on the support of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) in demands to recall the presidential elections.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 9, 2011, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1298

8 New Bulgarian MPs Take Oath of Office

Eight new Members of the Bulgarian Parliament are taking Wednesday the oath of office to replace those who have been elected mayors in the October elections.

Politics » Presidental & Local Elections 2011 | November 9, 2011, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1179