Parliamentary elections in Bulgaria

 The forthcoming parliamentary elections in Bulgaria will take place on April 4th, 2021. In this section you can find comprehensive coverage on this topic, including news reports, commentaries and analyses. You can also learn more about the history of parliamentary elections in Bulgaria.

56.2% of Bulgarians approve of formation of new government

56.2% of Bulgarians approve of the formation of a new government and 37.4% prefer new elections, indicates a fast telephone survey of Gallup International Balkan polling agency conducted  among 831 respondents   between April 12 and 14. Gallup..

published on 4/14/21 8:22 PM

Prosecutors disclose vote-buying group funded from abroad

The prosecutor's office has announced that a criminal group for buying votes had been disclosed. The illegal organization operated from February 6th until the April 4th elections, spokesperson Sijka Mileva explained. The group was funded by a person..

published on 4/14/21 3:15 PM

Boyko Borissov will nominate a pro-European and pro-NATO prime minister

"I will not be a candidate for prime minister in the new cabinet, which will be proposed by GERB". This was stated in Veliko Tarnovo by Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, when asked by BNR. "It may sound immodest, but today there is no better prepared..

published on 4/14/21 1:07 PM
Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev

State Gazette expected to promulgate President Radev’s decree convening the 45th National Assembly

President Radev’s decree convening the first sitting of the newly elected 45th National Assembly on April 15, 2021 is expected to be promulgated in an extraordinary issue of the State Gazette today. This country’s President Rumen Radev signed the..

published on 4/14/21 5:00 AM

President Radev convenes 45th National Assembly on April 15

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev has signed a decree to convene the 45 th National Assembly on April 15, announced the press secretariat of this country’s head of state. The decree is expected to be promulgated in the State Gazette on April 14...

published on 4/13/21 12:24 PM

Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission distributes Parliamentary seats among the political forces

Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has officially announced the distribution of the Parliamentary seats among the political forces represented at the new National Assembly, reported BGNES. GERB/SDS coalition is represented by 75 MPs in the..

updated on 4/11/21 4:53 PM
MEP Angel Dzhambazki

IMRO wants the election results in Turkey to be annulled

"IMRO does not recognize the election results in Turkey. It wants the election results in Bulgaria’s southern neighbor to be annulled due to gross violation of the election law through pre-filled declarations, manipulation of tally sheets, etc”, said..

published on 4/9/21 11:54 AM
Tatiana Doncheva (L) and Maya Manolova (R)

Tatyana Doncheva: “Stand up! Thugs out!” coalition remains united

The coalition “Stand up! Thugs out!” remains united, Tatyana Doncheva, chairperson of Movement 21 political party, which is part of the sixth largest formation in the new Parliament, said for BNT.  In her words, the interview of lawyer Nikolay..

published on 4/9/21 11:09 AM
Alexander Andreev

Central Election Commission distributes the Parliamentary seats among the political parties

At a midnight sitting Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission has distributed the Parliamentary seats among the six political forces that entered this country’s new National Assembly. GERB/SDS will have 75 MPs in the new Parliament, “There is Such a..

published on 4/9/21 9:30 AM

GERB to offer option of forming new government

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has announced that his party will offer an option of forming a new government. Upon opening the regular government meeting, he congratulated the ministers over the election victory with the words: "We can..

published on 4/7/21 11:09 AM