Bulgaria Presidential Election Result 2006 By Party Region Candidates, 2006 Bulgaria Presidential Election Result Summary Dates Candidates,Bulgaria 2006 Election Winner Votes Party,Bulgarian Presidential Election Result Round One Two

Bulgaria Presidential Election Result 2006 By Party Region Candidates, 2006 Bulgaria Presidential Election Result Summary Dates Candidates,Bulgaria 2006 Election Winner Votes Party,Bulgarian Presidential Election Result Round One Two

Bulgaria Presidential Election Dates 2006

Presidential elections were held in Bulgaria on 22 October 2006, as decided on 27 July 2006 by the Bulgarian Parliament.The runoff took place on 29 October 2006, while the electoral campaign spanned 19 September–20 October. At the election, Georgi Parvanov won his second and final term as President of Bulgaria.


In the first round, incumbent Georgi Parvanov received 64% of the vote, ahead of nationalist leader Volen Siderov who came second with 21.5%.Parvanov had to face him in a runoff, as Bulgarian law requires a turnout of 50% for a president to be elected in the first round.The voter turnout in the first round was 42.51%.The defeated right-wing forces called for abstention, while some far-left formations expressed their support for Siderov.
The second round saw a decisive Parvanov victory of around 75.9% as opposed to Siderov's 24.1%,meaning that Parvanov became the first person to be democratically re-elected as President of Bulgaria.The turnout was 41.21%.


Bulgaria Presidential Election Result 2006

Summary of the 2006 Bulgarian presidential election results

Candidates represented in the election:

  • Georgi Parvanov & Angel Marin
  • Volen Siderov & Pavel Shopov
Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Georgi Parvanov Bulgarian Socialist Party 17,80,119 64.05% 20,50,488 75.95%
Volen Siderov Attack 5,97,175 21.49% 6,49,387 24.05%
Nedelcho Beronov Union of Democratic Forces 2,71,078 9.75%    
Georgi Markov Order, Law and Justice 75,478 2.72%    
Petar Beron Initiative committee 21,812 0.79%    
Grigor Velev Аll in one Bulgaria 19,857 0.71%    
Lyuben Petrov Initiative committee 13,854 0.50%    
Total / turnout 2,856,734 (44.3%) 100.00% 2,757,441 (42.8%) 100.00%

 Below are the result of 2006 Bulgarian presidential election By Region by Candidates

  Candidates        
Region Parvanov Siderov Electorate Votes Valid votes Invalid votes
BULGARIA  75.95 24.05 100 42.78 41.89 0.89
Vidin  82.95 17.05 100 44.82 43.92 0.9
Montana  77.85 22.15 100 40.46 39.62 0.84
Vratsa  76.24 23.76 100 40.55 39.79 0.77
Pleven  70.12 29.88 100 41.33 40.4 0.93
Lovech  75.32 24.68 100 41.25 40.15 1.1
Veliko Tarnovo  71.25 28.75 100 41.76 40.8 0.97
Gabrovo  74.48 25.52 100 38.92 38.17 0.74
Ruse  70.07 29.93 100 41.54 40.79 0.75
Razgrad  85.84 14.16 100 54.18 53.43 0.75
Silistra  84.35 15.65 100 54.83 54.1 0.74
Varna  70.19 29.81 100 41.55 40.68 0.87
Dobrich  77.73 22.27 100 44.05 43.16 0.89
Shumen  78.88 21.12 100 51.51 50.6 0.91
Targovishte  83.53 16.47 100 54.16 53.17 0.99
Burgas  72.6 27.4 100 45.49 44.58 0.91
Sliven  74.95 25.05 100 40.69 39.63 1.06
Yambol  72.17 27.83 100 44.54 43.53 1.01
Stara Zagora  69.02 30.98 100 42.76 41.73 1.04
Sofia (stolitsa)  76.43 23.57 100 33.5 32.68 0.82
Sofia  73.57 26.43 100 40.37 39.55 0.83
Blagoevgrad  75.77 24.23 100 41.79 41.03 0.77
Pernik  80.3 19.7 100 39.68 38.98 0.7
Kyustendil  78.78 21.22 100 38.06 37.02 1.04
Plovdiv  70.54 29.46 100 41.22 40.29 0.92
Haskovo  72.38 27.62 100 43.81 42.97 0.85
Pazardzhik  75.59 24.41 100 42.43 41.45 0.98
Smolyan  89.67 10.33 100 40.84 40.18 0.65
Kardzhali  91.19 8.81 100 49.91 49.06 0.85
Abroad votes  94.72 5.28 100