Bulgaria Votes New Election Code

Politics » DOMESTIC | January 23, 2014, Thursday // 09:32
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Votes New Election Code Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria’s Parliament voted in favor of the new Election Code, proposed by the Socialist MP Maya Manolova, Thursday morning.

The code was passed on first reading with 110 deputies in favor, 74 against, and 8 abstained.

The lawmakers rejected the proposal of the opposition GERB party for amendments in the current Election Code.

The new Election Code envisions the introduction of preferential voting.

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