Archive for May 13th, 2013

Preparations for Election Day in Sofia on May 12. Photo: Neil Simon via oscepa/flickr.com
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May 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

With 99.3 per cent of ballots processed, the Central Election Commission said on May 13 that Boiko Borissov’s GERB party had 30.7 per cent, the Bulgarian Socialist Party-led Coalition for […]

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Bulgarian PM Raykov speaks on ballot-printing controversy

May 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Marin Raykov, head of the country’s caretaker cabinet, told a May 13 news conference that his government had delivered the ...

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Bulgaria’s 2013 election: Leaders of three failed parties resign

May 13, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The leaders of three minor political parties that failed to surpass the four per cent vote share threshold for entry into Bulgaria’s 42nd National A ...

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Prosecutor in Bulgarian eavesdropping controversy faces ethics investigation

May 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The ethics committee of Bulgaria’s Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) ruled on May 13 to recommend opening a formal disciplinary investigation into the ...


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    Bulgaria’s 2013 elections: The latest numbers
    May 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    These are some of the latest figures emerging after voting in Bulgaria’s May 12 2013 national parliamentary elections. Provisional results: With 96.1 per cent of ballots processed, the Central Election […]