6,986 Candidates for Bulgaria's 45th National Assembly, 2,073 Women and 4,913 Men

Of the 6,986 candidates for Bulgaria's 45th Parliament, 2,073 are women and 4,913 are men. A total of 1,035 candidates have been registered in two regions, well over the 668 in the previous parliamentary elections in 2017, Dimitar Dimitrov, a member and spokesman for the Central Election Commission, told reporters on Sunday.

The advocates of the parties and coalitions number 28,520, of which 167 are abroad. There are five polling agencies monitoring the elections, with 1,400 pollsters. There are also six international observer organizations, with 129 individual observers. The Bulgarian organizations observing the elections are 30, consisting of 3,372 people./BTA

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