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Election Fraud in Bulgaria: 12-17 Percent of Voting Sections Exposed to Risk of Vote Trading

Between 12 and 17 per cent of all voting sections in the April 4 general elections in Bulgaria were at a high risk for vote trading, according to a new study of the Anti-Corruption Fund (ACF) that was presented on Thursday.

Politics » Elections | May 27, 2021, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 2457

Bulgaria’s Ultra-Nationalist and Populist Parties Form Alliance to Run for July 11 Election Together

Ultra-nationalist parties VMRO and the National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria, along with populist Volya, have agreed to stand together in Bulgaria’s July 11 2021 parliamentary elections under the name “Bulgarian Patriots”, the parties announced on

Politics » Elections | May 21, 2021, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 3212

BSP Initiates Broad Left-Wing Coalition for July 11 Election

There will be a broad left-wing coalition for the July 11 election.

Politics » Elections | May 21, 2021, Friday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2819

Bulgaria: Voting Machines in Short Supply, 1,000 More Needed for Snap Election

About 1,000 additional voting machines will have to be secured for the early parliamentary elections on July 11, the Central Election Commission (CEC) told a news briefing on Thursday.

Politics » Elections | May 20, 2021, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 2362

Central Election Commission Says Where Bulgarians Will Vote Abroad

The Central Election Commission has announced a list of places abroad where polling stations will operate during the snap parliamentary elections on July 11, and their estimated number of polling stations.

Politics » Elections | May 19, 2021, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2358

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: 3186

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: 2241

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: 3742

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: 2849

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: 2424

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: 2840

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: 4585

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: 3181

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: 3580

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: 3195

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: 4322

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: 3257

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: 3158

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: 5505

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: 2707
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