European Elections 2014

GERB 'With 2 MEPs' Lead on Ruling BSP - Polling Agency

Politics » EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2014 | May 25, 2014, Sunday // 19:54| Views: | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: GERB 'With 2 MEPs' Lead on Ruling BSP - Polling Agency Kolyo Kolev. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Bulgaria's center-right opposition could lead on the Bulgarian Socialist Party with as many as 2 MEPs according to exit polls, the agency Mediana said after the first results of the European elections.

Former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), to which most polls have ascribed victory, is to send 6 MEPs into the European Parliament, while the Bulgarian Socialist Party is likely to have only four, Mediana's Kolyo Kolev said for the private channel TV7.

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will probably count on three MEPS, and ex-journalist Nikolay Barekov's newly-established Bulgaria without Censorship is to have two representatives in Brussels, Kolev believes.

The Reformist Bloc, a coalition of right parties which managed to pass the threshold of 5.88% against some expectations, is poised to gain one European Parliament seat.

European Elections 2014 » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: european elections, Kolyo Kolev, Boyko Borisov, Nikolay Barekov, BSP, GERB, DPS, Reformist Bloc, Bulgaria without Censorship, Mediana, European parliament All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Please, log in to post a comment.
» To the forumComments (0)
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria