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GERB Vows Again to Run Solo at Parliamentary Elections

GERB's ballots for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Bulgaria would not include anyone, who has participated in the country's rule in the last 20 years.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgaria EC Commissioner Tops Former Tsar Party's EP List

Bulgaria's EC Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, was nominated to lead the NMSP list for the European Parliament elections.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgaria "Forward" Movement Probes Coalition Possibilities

Bulgaria's political movement "Forward" is holding talk with three other parties in order to expand the its pre-election coalition.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1392

2 Members of Bulgaria's Election Body Exposed as State Security Collaborators

A month ahead of the European elections in Bulgaria, a special panel, investigating the country's communist-era police files, released the names of agents and collaborators of the former secret police, who are members of the central electoral commission.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgaria "Forward" Movement Goes forward without LIDER

The newly founded political movement "Forward" will need to go forward without one of its constituent parties.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 18:32 | Viewed: 1360

Bulgaria Parliament Rejects Presidential Election Act Veto

The Bulgarian Parliament voted Wednesday to reject the veto of Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, opposing the clause raising the coalitions' threshold from 4% to 8%.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1836

Bulgaria Ethnic Turks Aim High in European Elections 2009

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish coalition partner hopes to see a repeat of what they called "a night of glory" during the first European elections two years ago.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 17, 2009, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1301

Bulgaria Elections 2009: Buying Your Way to Power for EUR 50

Local businesses and organised crime figures can easily buy their way to power in Bulgaria since about 40% of potential voters say they are likely to sell their vote, a survey shows.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 17, 2009, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1757

Bulgaria Socialists 10% behind Opposition GERB in European Vote - Survey

The opposition GERB party of popular Sofia mayor Boyko Borisov is expected to garner 26% of the votes and the ruling Socialists are likely to get 16% in the European Parliament elections on June 7, a poll shows.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1872

Bulgaria President Resigned to Veto Rejection

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, stated Thursday that rejecting a presidential veto is the constitutional right of the Parliament.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2010

Own Party Overrides Bulgaria's President Veto

The temporary Parliamentary Commission on election legislation rejected the veto issued earlier Wednesday by Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria "Green" Votes Predicted to Scatter at Coming Elections

The Chair of the Bulgarian "Greens" party, Valentin Simov, has predicted the "green" votes in Bulgarian will fail to come together.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgaria President’s Election Act Veto Countered by Own Party

The left wing is most likely to vote again in support of the new Election Act and counter the Presidential veto.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1572

Sofia Mayor Party First to Submit European Vote Papers

The opposition GERB party of popular Sofia mayor Boiko Borisov was the first to register at the Central Electoral Commission for running in the European Parliament elections on June 7.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgaria President Vetoes New Election Act

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, returned Wednesday the new Election Act to the Parliament requesting a new discussion of the amendments.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1376

UDF Leader: Bulgaria Former PM Kostov Out of Politics

The former leader of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has demanded that former Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov leaves the political scene.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1268

Bulgaria Parliament Seals Introduction of Mixed Electoral System

Bulgaria's Parliament approved Tuesday the final changes in the Members of Parliament Act sealing the introduction of a mixed electoral system.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2350

Bulgaria Ups Deposit for Election Runners

The Bulgarian parliament voted on Tuesday to more than double the deposit that parties and coalitions should pay to join the general elections in the summer,

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria Socialists Team up with Communists, Roma for Elections 2009

Sergey Stanishev, Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Socialist Party, sealed on Tuesday the establishment of a left-wing coalition for the upcoming elections for European Parliament.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1666

Bulgaria to Experiment with Electronic Voting

Bulgaria will introduce for the first time a system for electronic voting in a bid to prevent vote buying during the upcoming elections in the summer, parliament decided.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria Introduces Mixed System for General Elections 2009

Bulgarians will elect this summer 31 MPs individually and another 209 as part of political party lists under amendments, which parliament adopted on Monday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 13, 2009, Monday // 21:55 | Viewed: 1985
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