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There are conditions for forming coalition government in new National Assembly

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"This time there are good chances of forming a government," Parvan Simeonov, executive director of the Gallup International Balkan sociological agency, has told BNR.

“The protest formations, as we knew them have parted with many voters who chose 'We Continue the Change'” According to Simeonov, if turnout was high, “We Continue the Change” could have nearly won parliamentary majority.

"The BSP will be an arbiter in the new parliament and it is best for the GERB-SDS coalition to remain in opposition because their time will soon come. Democratic Bulgaria may be angry with We Continue the Change because they stopped their way up," the sociologist said of the party's lower result in comparison to the vote in July.

The green certificate led to ‘Revival’ entering the parliament and caused the presidential race to go to a runoff, Parvanov said about the new party, which crossed the 4% barrier. This has reformatted the protest space, but it remains large, the sociologist adds.

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