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EP election in Bulgaria

EP election in Bulgaria

6/8/2009 4:05:28 PM

On Sunday Bulgarians went to the polls to elect 17 members to the new European parliament. 10 political parties, three coalitions and one independent ran in the election. Just over 6 million 704 000 Bulgarians were entitled to vote in the ballot. The election was monitored by 4 non-governmental organizations. 52 polling stations were opened in 30 countries for resident Bulgarians to vote.

The Central Electoral Commission informed early Monday morning that 90.47% of processed polling records by 04.00 hrs Monday morning indicated GERB party won Sunday’s EP ballot in Bulgaria with 24.55 of votes, followed by Coalition for Bulgaria with 18.44%, MRF- 14.13% and ATAKA Party- 11.72%, NMSS- 8.07% and the Blue Coalition- 8.01%. Voter turnout across the country was 37.49%. There have been 600 000 ballots up on 2007’s EP election in Bulgaria.

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