Politics

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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%

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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

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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

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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

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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

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STOYANOV: GO TO THE POLLS NEXT WEEK

The results are not big surprise to me, president Petur Stoyanov said at the National TV Channel 1 minutes after the results were announced. I always considered Purvanov as my real competitor – the socialists voted under their discipline for him, which d

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MIHAJLOVA: PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF ELECTIONS

The low activity is logical, people are tired of elections, Ekaterina Mihajlova, Union of Democratic Forces Chairman said. Mihajlova said two elections per year are too much for Bulgariam having in mind parliamentary elections June 17 this year.

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PIRINSKI: STOYANOV REACHED THE MAXIMUM

George Pirinski, former foreign minister and deputy chairman of the Socialist party said Petur Stoyanov reached the maxim votes he could reach. I am delighted with the results and hope in the second round our candidate George Purvanov will win, he added.

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PARVANOV 36 %, STOYANOV 35 %, RUN-OFF NEXT SUNDAY

35, 1 per cent of Bulgarian voted today for current president Petur Sotyanov, 35, 8 voted for the leader of the socialist party Georgi Parvanov, almost final prognostic results say.

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ELECTIONS ABROAD

*** The elections day in India ended.

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THE BULGARIAN CONSTITUTION ON PRESIDENT’S ELECTION

Duet to the low electoral turnout during the presidential elections, it is very possible that next Sunday there will be a second round, at which the Bulgarian President will be elected. So far, around 30% of the Bulgarians have voted.

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BULGARIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION LEFT FOR JAPAN

A Bulgarian parliamentary delegation headed by parliamentary speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov left on an official visit to Japan. The Bulgarian delegation was invited by the Japanese House of Representatives speaker Tamisuke Watanuki.

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VOA: STOYANOV FAVORED TO WIN BULGARIA'S ELECTION

Voice of America News by Stefan Bos

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ELECTIONS: WHO IS WHO

STOYANOV - KUTSKOVA Petur Stoyanov who runs for second mandate was born in 1952.

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BBC: BULGARIANS VOTE FOR PRESIDENT

BBC Europe Voting has begun in presidential elections in Bulgaria, with opinion polls suggesting that incumbent President Petar Stoyanov is the clear

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