Politics

SOFTWARE PROBLEMS DELAY MEDIAN ELECTION RESULTS

The Central Electoral Commission could not announce in the night of the presidential elections as promised the median results from the presidential elections on November 11 due to technical problems. The information from the Regional Electoral Section was

Politics | November 12, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

KOSHLUKOV: SUPPORT FOR STOYANOV NOT ASSIMILATED

“The political haughtiness of Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg explains why the supporters of the Simeon II National Movement did not vote for Stoyanov,” Emil Koshlukov from the Simeon II National Movement commented on the results from the first round of the pr

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BONEV: PEOPLE WILL DECIDE WHO TO VOTE FOR

The candidate for President Bogomil Bonev said at his press conference after the elections that the basic reason why he did not gain more votes is that Petur Stoyanov was supported by the Simeon II National Movement. “These elections are a serious success

Politics | November 12, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

STOYANOV:THERE IS TIME FOR THINKING TILL 2D ROUND

Petur Stoyanov who is running for second mandate gave the second press conference in the night of the presidential elections 1st round. “I expected that these elections will not be easy.

Politics | November 12, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

THE BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER SIMEON SAXE-COBURG RECEIVED A THANKING LE...

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg received a thanking letter for his donation to the Children’s Orthodox Center “Nativity of Virgin Mary” in Samokov.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

SOFYANSKI: I DID NOT EXPECT RUN-OFF

To be honest I did not expect run-off as I truly believed Petur Stoyanov will winn in the first round this Sunday, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofiansky said. He fully supported Petur Stoyanov in public.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 325

TECHNICAL PROBLEMS HINDER VOTE COUNTING

The counting of the votes after the end of the election day in several Bulgarian towns was hindered by unclear trial software programs at central level in Sofia. The problem appeared in Yambol, Sliven, Burgas and Pleven.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

MOST BULGARIANS ABROAD SUPPORTED STOYANOV

According to preliminary results, the majority of the Bulgarians who voted from abroad have supported the presidential couple Stoyanov-Kutskova, the spokesman of the Central Electoral Commission Bisser Trayanov announced. 565 Bulgarians have voted there.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 334

YOUNGER PEOPLE FAVOR STOYANOV, OLDER- PURVANOV

48% of the voters for Stoyanov- Kutskova and 23% of those who supported Bonev - Zhelezchev are aged from 18 to 40 years. As for the people from 41 to 60 years old, 34% voted for Stoyanov-Kutskova, 22% supported Bonev-Zhelezchev.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 289

DOGAN: MAY BE I AM A TRAM…

If 150 000 voters for our candidate Reneta Indzhova is a formal support, so may be I am a tram, Akhmed Dogan, Movement for Rights and Freedom leader said, commenting Indzhova’s accusation that Movement supported her only formally. Not more that half of th

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

ONLY 32 % OF SIMEON’S SUPPORTERS VOTED STOYANOV

Only 32 per cent of the supporters of the Simeon II National Movement voted for petur Stoyanov, statistics say. Movement officially supported Petur Stoyanov.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

OVCHAROV: PARVANOV WILL WIN THE 2D ROUND

Rumen Ovcharov, Deputy leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, said that his expectations are that Georgi Parvanov will win the possible 2d round. " Parvanov is a personification of the Bulgarian leftist party," he added.

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

BONEV: IT IS STILL SUCCESS FOR ME

5 years people were told the presidential institution has no power and no meaning, that is my explanation of the low election activity, Bogomil Bonev, former interior minister and third ranked candidate said. He has about 20 per cent of the votes, but sti

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

GANTCHEV: IT WAS MY LAST CAMPAIGN

It was my last participation in any future campaign, George Gantchev, one of the six candidates said. He is the only participant in the previous elections five years ago, except president Stoyanov, having in 1996 21, 87 per cent of the votes, but still ra

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

BERON: IT IS A CATASTROPHE FOR STOYANOV

The results are catastrophe for president Stoyanov, Petur Beron, a candidate who got lowest votes – about 2, 5 per cent – said minutes after they were announced. It is not possible after 5 years in power an acting president to receive only 1 of each 6 pos

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 378

DILOV: LOW TURNOUT DUE TO LACK OF INTRIGUE

Lyuben Dilov Junior, member of Stoyanov's pre-election staff commented that the low turnout in the presidential elections can be explained with lack of intrigue and the presence of an absolute favorite. So far, preliminary results show that less than 50%

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

ZHELEZCHEV: NO MATTER WHAT, THE RESULTS ARE GOOD

The candidate for Vice President Atanas Zhelezchev running together with Bogomil Bonev commented for Info Radio that no matter what the results of the elections are, they will be good for both of the candidates. To a question who the presidential couple w

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

PANAYOTOV: WE STILL SUPPORT STOYANOV

The results show that Simeon II National Movement made the right choice supporting President Stoyanov and we are sure Petur Stoyanov will be the next president of the country, Plamen Panayotov, Chairman of the movement and its group in the parliament said

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

INDZHOVA THREATENS WITH APPEAL TO THE COURT

Reneta Indzhova, former prime minister and one of the six candidates for president today said she is considering to appeal to the Constitutional Court next week. “It is a big danger for the country, as the president who will be elected next week will rece

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MORE WOMEN VOTED FOR PARVANOV

All candidates received almost equal votes from males and females, only Georgi Parvanov collected more women’s votes than men’s, Tzvetozar Tomov of Sova 5 opinion poll agency said. It is a surprise as the only woman in the run, former Prime Minister Renet

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 413

US TO DEMAND MILITARY AIRCRAFT ACCESS SOON

"The United States will demand air corridor for military aircraft for the operations in Afghanistan," Elena Poptodorova, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said for Dnevnik Daily. In case that such a request is made, Foreign Minister Passy will report on that i

Politics | November 11, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373
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