EP Elections 2019: European agenda back in the limelight as campaigning nears end

Five days before the elections for European Parliament in Bulgaria on 26 May, the principal contenders on the election trail seem to be reverting to European issues, until now eclipsed by domestic affairs. In Eastern Bulgaria GERB-SDS..

published on 5/22/19 11:37 AM

EP Elections 2019: Confrontation between GERB and BSP continue in the last phase of the European Elections campaign

Several hours after Bulgaria’s Premier and leader of GERB party Boyko Borissov said in a TV interview that the Bulgarian Socialist Party is using methods from KGB textbooks (the Committee for State Security for the former Soviet Union), the..

published on 5/21/19 12:02 PM

EP Elections 2019: European Elections campaign enters its final phase

The last weekend of the European Elections campaign in Bulgaria ended. GERB party held its central election event in Sofia with the participation of the candidate of the European People’s Party for the President of the European Commission..

published on 5/20/19 11:17 AM

EP elections 2019: Support for BSP and GERB is almost equal

At a media briefing in Sofia, the CEC presented the voting machines that will be used for the European Elections and which will be delivered to polling stations on May 24. The provider and auditors from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the..

published on 5/17/19 3:13 PM

EP Election 2019: Pre-election campaign in Bulgaria is among EU’s more active ones

An interim report by the Bulgarian team of the European Union Election Observation Mission has reported that the campaign in Bulgaria is relatively active against the backdrop of current low intensity of the national campaigns for the election of..

published on 5/16/19 2:40 PM

EP Elections 2019: Central Election Commission rejects GERB’s appeal against the President

Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission rejected the complaint of the ruling GERB party which contends that this country’s President Rumen Radev has joined the European Elections campaign of the Bulgarian Socialist Party with some of his public..

published on 5/15/19 12:55 PM

European Elections 2019: Pre-election rivalry between GERB and BSP getting stronger

A few days ago, BSP signaled the CEC over Prime Minister Boyko Borissov using state resources for conducting the GERB election campaign, going around the country and giving money from the Council of Ministers. In turn GERB submitted a complaint..

published on 5/14/19 1:19 PM

European Elections 2019: Outcome of EP elections in Bulgaria may be determined in the last minute

The campaign for the European Elections in Bulgaria has entered its second half and we are only two weeks away from the EP elections. The Bulgarian Socialist Party has approached the Central Election Commission contending that according..

published on 5/13/19 11:58 AM

EP Elections 2019: Preparations for European Elections are in full swing

Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission announced on May 9 its plans to open polling stations abroad in connection with the forthcoming elections for European Parliament on May 26. Today, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev will..

published on 5/10/19 11:55 AM

EP Elections 2019: Campaign is difficult and controversial

We are half way through the European elections campaign. The campaign is bleak and perhaps the forecasts for low voter turnout at the forthcoming elections for members of the European Parliament will be confirmed. Only..

published on 5/9/19 11:41 AM