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Fresh Poll Gives 2% Edge to Bulgaria's GERB over Socialists

If elections were to be held now, 21.3% of voters would cast a ballot for the formerly-ruling centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 15:57 | Viewed: 986

Bulgaria's Ex-Top Cop Grilled over Illegal Spying Scandal

Bulgaria’s former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov is currently being questioned by prosecutors in relation to the latest illegal wiretapping scandal in the country.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1024

GERB Tops Media Reports Due to Bulgarian Watergate

The formerly-ruling centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, and its leader, former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, have been mentioned the most in local media in the first three weeks of the election campaign.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 900

Poll Predicts Razor-Thin Race at Bulgaria's Parliamentary Elections

A fresh poll of the Sova Haris polling agency monitoring voting intentions ahead of Bulgaria's May 12 parliamentary elections gives center-right party GERB a razor-thin edge over the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1170

OSCE Observers: Our Presence on Election Day No Step Back for Bulgaria

OSCE observers are not coming to Sofia to question Bulgarians’ ability to hold free and democratic elections, the leader of the mission said days before the country’s 2013 early parliamentary poll.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 07:32 | Viewed: 807

Voting Polls in Bulgaria Open at 7 am, Close at 8 pm May 12

Election Day in Bulgaria on Sunday, May 12, will start with the opening of voting polls at 7 am and will end with their closing at 8 pm.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria's Battle for Parliament - Who? Where?

Bulgarians go to the polls on 12 May in an early election after nationwide protests against low living standards and widespread corruption forced the government of the centre-right GERB party to resign in February.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 4923

Q&A: Bulgaria's Parliamentary Elections

Bulgarians go to the polls on 12 May in an early election after nationwide protests against low living standards and widespread corruption forced the government of the centre-right GERB party to resign in February.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 3648

Fresh Poll Gives GERB Slight Lead ahead of Bulgarian Vote

Bulgaria’s center-right GERB party has a nearly 3% lead over the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party ahead of the general elections on Sunday, according to a new poll.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgaria's Election Board to Hold Last Sitting

Bulgaria’s ad hoc election board is to hold its very last sitting on Wednesday, four days before the country’s crucial general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 933

United Ex Bulgarian Opposition Ink Elections Parallel Count Deal

The unprecedented general elections parallel counting announced by 5 major Bulgarian former opposition parties will be serviced by Austrian company SORA - Institute for Social Research and Consulting.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 20:39 | Viewed: 1134

Bulgaria Ex-PM Repeats Scandalous Assassination Accusation against Turkish Ex-Leader Dogan

Bulgarian former ruling GERB party chair and ex-PM Boyko Borisov has anew alleged that "foreign intelligence" have data that former liberal Movement for Rights of Freedoms chair Ahmed Dogan has plotted an assassination.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgarian Ex-Ruling Party Candidate-MP, TV Exchange Projectiles Live in Studio

Eggs were thrown from the audience live on air against former Bulgarian ruling party GERB candidate MP Dobroslav Dimitrov in a major channel TV7 show, after which Dimitrov threw a glass at the journalist.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 8442

Stanishev: Bulgarian Ex-PM Should Be Charged with Impeding Justice

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov should face charges for attempting to impede justice, according to Sergey Stanishev, leader of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1169

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Was Indeed Interrogated, Officials Say

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov was indeed interrogated by the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of Cassation, according to officials.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1393

Bulgarian Ex-PM: Prosecutors Want to Know Who Spied on Me!

Tuesday’s questioning of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov lasted about 90 minutes.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 860

Bulgarian Caretaker PM Warns Parties against Mudslinging

Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov has urged all political parties taking part in the ongoing election campaign not to resort to mudslinging.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 731

President Urges Bulgarians to Vote in Upcoming Elections

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has called upon Bulgarians to vote in the country's parliamentary elections on May 12.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 875

Bulgarian Rightists to Support Govt Upholding Anti-Crisis Program

Ivan Kostov, leader of the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, has said that the right-wing party will back a government offering efficient anti-crisis measures.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 797

Bulgarian Ex-PM Interrogated over Wiretapping Scandal

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is currengtly being interrogated by the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassation in relation with the ongoing wiretapping scandal in the country.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1093

Last Days Crucial in Bulgaria's Close Election Race - Pollsters

The four remaining days of election campaigning will be crucial for the outcome of Bulgaria’s upcoming Parliament vote on Sunday, according to local pollsters.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 994
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