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Gallup: Rumen Radev wins presidential election in Bulgaria by a wide margin

Rumen Radev
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Incumbent President Rumen Radev wins the second round of elections for President in Bulgaria, with a 34% margin in front of the other candidate Anastas Gerdzhikov, indicate exit poll results by Gallup International, the Bulgarian National Radio’s partner agency on election day, as of 8 PM on 21 November, 2021.

Rumen Radev with running mate Iliana Yotova wins 65.8% of the votes cast.

Anastas Gerdzhikov and Nevyana Miteva win 31.4% of the votes, indicate Gallup International data.

2.8% voted “None of the above.”

According to exit poll data voter turnout during the presidential runoff stands 30.3%

According to surveys both Rumen Radev and Anastas Gerdzhikov received the biggest number of votes from working Bulgarians: Radev – 66%, Gerdzhikov – 65%.

37% of the people who cast their vote for Rumen Radev at the runoff voted for We Continue the Change at the election for parliament last Sunday, 24% - for  the Bulgarian Socialist Party, and 10% - for There Is Such a People.

63% of the people who cast their vote for Anastas Gerdzhikov at the runoff voted for GERB-SDS at the election for parliament, 13% - for the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, and 7% - for the new parliamentary force We Continue the Change. 

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