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The National Assembly (Narodno Sabranie) has 240 members, elected for a four-year term by proportional representation in multi-seat constituencies with a 4% threshold. Bulgaria has a multi-party system, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each to form governments.
Bulgaria Presidential Elections Result (Round 1 and Round 2)
Presidential elections are being held in Bulgaria on 6 November 2016,alongside a referendum on changes to the electoral system and political party funding.
Bulgarian presidential election, 2016 – Wikipedia
|Candidate||Party||First round||Second round|
|Krasimir Karakachanov||United Patriots||573,016||14.97|
|Traycho Traykov||Reformist Bloc||224,734||5.87|
|Ivailo Kalfin||Alternative for Bulgarian Revival||125,531||3.28|
Bulgaria Elections Live Voting 2016
- Voters in Bulgaria Voting to elect a new president from among 21 candidates.
- Polling stations opened on November 6 with the latest election surveys showing no candidate likely to win the 50 percent required to win.
- Preliminary results expected shortly after voting, with final results to be announced on November 8.
- The runoff, on Nov 13, is expected to be a close race, with Opinion Polls predicting a win for Radev.
- Leading candidate is parliament speaker Tsetska Tsacheva GERB party of PM Boiko Borisov.
- 6.83 million Bulgarians are eligible to vote, with nearly 12 500 polling stations opened up.
- Voting begins at 07:00 local time (EET) and continues until 20:00, to be extended by 21:00
- Borisov said he will step down if Tsacheva loses the first round.
About Bulgaria Election 2016
Bulgaria’s 2016 presidential elections: Voters to have ‘I don’t support anyone’ option. Record 23 candidates in Bulgaria’s November 2016 presidential elections. Presidential elections will be held in Bulgaria on 6 November 2016, alongside a referendum on changes to the electoral system and political party funding. The President of Bulgaria is elected using the two-round system.For the first time, voters will be allowed to vote for none of the above.The incumbent President, Rosen Plevneliev, announced in May 2016 that he would not be running for re-election.
- Official campaigning in Bulgaria’s November 2016 presidential elections got underway on the weekend of October 9 and 10, with major parties and coalitions staking their bids for the candidates to be the country’s next head of state.
Bulgaria Election Schedule Dates 2016
- Presidential elections will be held in Bulgaria on 6 November 2016.
- The President of Bulgaria is elected using the two-round system.
Bulgaria Presidential Election Opinion Polls 2016
Bulgarian main ruling party's candidate Tsetska Tsacheva is set to lose to any of the two predicted frontrunners, a new survey has suggested.
Tsetska Tsacheva, the Parliament Speaker nominated by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, would come second to socialist-backed candidate Rumen Radev and nationalist-backed candidate Krasimir Karakachanov, whoever of them makes it to the second round, a Market Links poll suggests.
According to the survey by private broadcaster bTV
Radev – Bulgarian Socialist Party BSP – 30.7%
Tsacheva – 25%
If Krasimir Karakachanov comes in second round- nationalist alliance – 28.50%,
Tsacheva's – 24%.
In the event of Radev and Karakachanov making it to a runoff, the former would win a tight race by mustering 27.2%, and Karakachanov 26.1%.
- Prime Minister Borisov has said he will resign if GERB's candidate loses the elections.
- Market Links is an agency formerly owned by Rumyana Bachvarova, now Interior Miniser.
- It was the pollster that first predicted GERB's major election victory in 2009. Surprisingly, the poll also gives the fourth place to Varba-based pharmaceutics businessman Veselin Mareshki in the first round. Mareshki, 4.30%, is expected to trail behind Tsacheva (below 19.4%), Radev (18.1%) and Karakachanov (8.5%).
- Market Links also projects a record high turnout – 71.8%.
|Candidate||Party||First round||Second round|
|Ivaylo Kalfin||Bulgarian Socialist Party||9,74,300||28.96||15,31,193||47.42|
|Meglena Kuneva||Initiative committee||4,70,808||14|
|Stefan Solakov||National Front for Salvation of Bulgaria||84,205||2.5|
|Rumen Hristov||Union of Democratic Forces||65,761||1.95|
|Atanas Semov||Order Law and Justice||61,797||1.84|
|Svetoslav Vitkov||Initiative committee||54,125||1.61|
|Sali Ibrayim||National Movement Unity||41,837||1.24|
|Krasimir Karakachanov||IMRO – Bulgarian National Movement||33,236||0.99|
|Aleksey Petrov||Initiative committee||31,613||0.94|
|Maria Kapon||United People's Party||30,665||0.91|
|Nikolay Nenchev||Bulgarian Agrarian National Union||9,827||0.29|
|Pavel Chernev||Party for the People of the Nation||8,081||0.24|
|Ventsislav Yosifov||Initiative committee||7,021||0.21|
|Dimitar Kutsarov||Initiative committee||6,989||0.21|
|Andrey Chorbanov||Bulgarian Democratic Unity||6,340||0.19|
|Nikolay Vasilev||Initiative committee||5,633||0.17|
|Total valid votes||33,64,084||100||32,29,329||100|
|Source: Electoral Commission of Bulgaria|
Bulgaria Parliamentary Candidates 2016
The incumbent President, Rosen Plevneliev, announced in May 2016 that he would not be running for re-election.
|Presidential candidate||Vice presidential running-mate||Party|
|George Ganchev||Kolyo Paramov||Christian Social Union|
|Krasimir Karakachanov||Yavor Notev||United Patriots|
|Rumen Radev||Iliana Yotova||Independentsupported by Bulgarian Socialist Party|
|Tatyana Doncheva||Mincho Spasov||Movement 21|
|National Movement for Stability and Progress|
|Traicho Traikov||Sabi Subev||Reformist Bloc|
|Velizar Enchev||Bilyana Grancharova||Movement for Radical Change Bulgarian Spring|
|Dimitar Marinov (aka Mityo Pishtova)||Radoslav Petrov(Rado Shisharkata)||Bulgarian National Unification|
|Vladimir Kuzov||Borislav Noev||Independent|
|Kamen Popov||Georgi Nedelchev||Independent|
|Svetoslav Vitkov||Ivan Velkov||People's Voice|
|Nikolay Banev||Vladimir Bereanu||Independent|
|Ivaylo Kalfin||–||Alternative for Bulgarian Revival|
|George's Day Movement|