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Bulgaria's Parliament convenes after 3rd election of year

Dec. 03, 2021 07:35 AM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s new parliament convened Friday for its first session following the country's third parliamentary election of the year. A newly formed anti-corruption party led by two Harvard University graduates emerged as the surprise winner of...

Exit polls: Bulgarian president wins apparent reelection

Nov. 21, 2021 13:42 PM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Exit polls in Bulgaria suggest that incumbent Rumen Radev is the apparent winner in the country’s presidential runoff. Partial official results are expected later Sunday. Surveys by several polling organizations give Radev, 58, about 65% of the...

Anti-corruption party wins Bulgarian election, seeks reforms

Nov. 15, 2021 10:09 AM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A new centrist anti-corruption party appears to be the winner of Bulgaria’s parliamentary election, the country’s central electoral commission said Monday. With nearly 76% of the ballots counted, results showed that the We Continue the Change...

Anti-corruption party holds lead in Bulgaria's elections

Nov. 14, 2021 18:02 PM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A newly founded anti-corruption party held a narrow lead in the preliminary vote count from Bulgaria’s parliamentary elections Sunday. A parallel count conducted by Gallup International gave the centrist We Continue the Change party 26.3% of the...

Bulgarians to vote in 3rd parliamentary election of the year

Nov. 12, 2021 03:09 AM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Voters in Bulgaria go to the polls on Sunday for the third time in seven months amid a virus surge, after no party secured enough support in the previous two elections in April and July to form a stable government. Their task this time will be...

Bulgaria interim government sworn in until November election

Sep. 16, 2021 06:53 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Thursday reappointed a retired general as interim prime minister to lead a new caretaker government until the next early election is held in November. The Balkan country, which is the European Union’s poorest...

Bulgaria to hold an early election after political deadlock

Sep. 15, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's president has called a third parliamentary election this year that will be held on Nov. 14 after two previous votes failed to produce a government, authorities said Wednesday. Parliament will be dissolved and a new caretaker government...

Bulgaria to hold 3rd parliamentary election of 2021

Sep. 11, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria is to hold its third parliamentary election of the year in November after the largest three parties in parliament failed to find common ground for a coalition government. Bulgarian President Roumen Radev said Saturday that the vote will...