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Bulgaria: Analysts Forecast 1-Percent Margin between GERB and TISP in Case of Early Elections

Recent political developments suggest that new early elections are increasingly on the agenda.

Politics » Elections | April 30, 2021, Friday // 11:21 | Viewed: 2724

Bulgaria: No More Limit on Polling Stations Abroad – Amendments to Election Code Passed in Parliament

Bulgaria's National Assembly on Thursday voted, 117-8 with 107 abstentions, to amend the Election Code, lifting the limit of 35 voting sections for non-EU countries.

Politics » Elections | April 29, 2021, Thursday // 19:29 | Viewed: 1955

National Assembly Takes Final Decision: Only Machine Voting at Home and Abroad

The Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee has agreed to have only machine voting in elections at home and abroad.

Politics » Elections | April 27, 2021, Tuesday // 18:25 | Viewed: 3384

Bulgaria: Former Foreign Minister Tipped for Borissov’s Successor

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Wednesday (14 April) put forward Daniel Mitov, a diplomat, as his successor although most analysts agree that the proposed cabinet will likely be rejected by the new Parliament.

Politics » Elections | April 15, 2021, Thursday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2563

Sensational Prognosis: President Radev Will Disband New Parliament on 13 May

The plenary hall of the new parliament may well be empty again after May 13.

Politics » Elections | April 13, 2021, Tuesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2201

Bulgaria: State Gazette Published Official Vote Results, 45th National Assembly’s First Session Scheduled for April 15

The decisions of the Central Election Commission (CEC) announcing the results of the vote, the allocation of seats in the 45th National Assembly and the names of elected MPs are published in today's 30th issue of the State Gazette.

Politics » Elections | April 13, 2021, Tuesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2475

Bulgaria: Movement for Rights and Freedoms Will Not Take Part in New Government, Will Support Cabinet Proposed by New Parties

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms will not support a government of the election losers - GERB and BSP, but is ready to support a cabinet of the new parties in the next parliament without participating in it, the leader of the Movement Mustafa Karadayi

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 4145

VMRO Claim Multiple Irregularities, Seeks Annulment of Vote Results in Turkey

The nationalist VMRO party is seeking annulment of results of voting in Turkey for a new Bulgarian parliament.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2944

Bulgaria: CEC Removes Boyko Borissov, Six Others from Elected MPs List

The Central Election Commission on April 8 removed six people from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and two from the GERB-​​UDF coalition from the list of elected MPs upon receipt of their requests.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 3400

Bulgaria: Distribution of Seats in 45th National Assembly – Update

According to the final allocation of seats in the 45th Parliament, announced by the CEC, GERB will have 75 Members of Parliament, "There is such a people" - 51, BSP - 43, MRF - 30, Democratic Bulgaria - 27, "Stand up! Mafiosi out!" - 14.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:50 | Viewed: 3013

Bulgaria’s Election Winner Borissov Challenges His Political Rival to Form Government

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov told an April 7 Cabinet meeting of the scenarios he envisages for the possible formation of a new government in Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4118

Boyko Borissov: I’m Ready to Single out Ten MPs to Support Trifonov

For the sake of stability, we are ready to single out 10-20 MPs to support a prospective government, said Prime Minister Boyko Borissov during a meeting with members of his cabinet.

Politics » Elections | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 10:46 | Viewed: 3088

Will Bulgaria Be Governed by Cabinet of Experts?

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov’s centre-right party came first in the weekend’s parliamentary elections, partial results showed Monday (5 April), but with protest parties surging it has no clear partner to form a governing coalition.

Politics » Elections | April 6, 2021, Tuesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 2924

Bulgaria: Prime Minister and Cabinet Resign Week after Election Results Announced Officially

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Council of Ministers are obliged to table resignations at the first session of the new National Assembly.

Politics » Elections | April 6, 2021, Tuesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 5221

International Observers of Bulgaria’s Elections 2021 Gave Press Conference

On Monday, a press conference by international observers of Bulgaria's 45th National Assembly elections was held at the Hilton Hotel in the capital.

Politics » Elections | April 6, 2021, Tuesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 2485

How Bulgarians’ Vote Is Divided by Age and Education – Alpha Research

Alpha Research pollster made public the first data from the distribution of the vote by education and age brackets.

Politics » Elections | April 5, 2021, Monday // 15:21 | Viewed: 3609

Bulgaria: 38 Tre-Trial Proceedings over Rights Violations Launched after Elections

Thirty-eight pre-trial proceedings have been launched for violations of the political rights of citizens, the Ministry of Interior, the National State Security Agency and the Prosecutor's Office report.

Politics » Elections | April 5, 2021, Monday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2932

Bulgaria after April 4 Elections: What Happens Now?

Traditionally, with the exit polls in, this should be an article headlined “Bulgaria’s April 2021 parliamentary elections: Winners and losers”.

Politics » Elections | April 5, 2021, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3616

Social Analyst: New Elections in Bulgaria Are Inevitable

There is a new political landscape in Bulgaria after April 4, the opposition vote dominates, said social analyst Kancho Stoychev in an interview with BNR.

Politics » Elections | April 5, 2021, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3423

On April 4 Bulgarians Voted for Change, Three New Parties Made It to Parliament

Bulgarians voted on Sunday (4 April) sending in Parliament three new political forces largely representing the anti-corruption protests during the summer.

Politics » Elections | April 5, 2021, Monday // 11:16 | Viewed: 3806
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