Political Analyst: In Case of Early Elections in Bulgaria New Parties Will Have Overwhelming Majority

We will most likely have an expert minority government, nominated by the three new parties and at least moderately supported by the status quo parties, and in case of elections in three months the new ones in parliament will have a majority - they are yet to gain strength, told Dir.bg political scientist Evgeny Dainov.


- Two groups are forming in parliament: that of the status quo - GERB, BSP, MRF and that of the change - "There is such a people", Democratic Bulgaria and "Stand up! Mafiosi out." What possible moves both sides could make to overcome the emerging political crisis?

- The most possible move is for the three parties of the status quo to come together and try to keep things as they were. I don't know if it's going to work out for them, though. MRF's pushing a lot, you can see that. Boyko Borissov shows some readiness, this is also apparent. Kornelia Ninova's only trump card is to play hard against the status quo, because she herself admitted yesterday that BSP fellow party members see her as part of the status quo. So this option - the three incumbent parties to form a joint government, is possible, but not particularly likely. From this point on, all other options are available, the new parties to form a minority government by uniting around 4-5 items that they agree on -...

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