Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)
15 political parties, 6 coalitions and 6 independent candidates submitted documents for participating in the European Parliament elections in Bulgaria on May 25.
The deadline for the registration of lists of candidates with the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) expired late on Tuesday, according to reports of Sega daily.
The legal committee at Bulgaria's Parliament approved the Movement of Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s proposal for changes to May 25's EU Elections ballot.
Under the DPS-initiated legislation, numbers corresponding to preferential candidates will be circled and not written in a square, as the Election Code stipulates.
Bulgaria's lawmakers have conclusively adopted the amendments to the Consumer Credit Act which will come into effect three months after their promulgation in the State Gazette.
The regulations will apply only to mortgage agreements signed after the law comes into force, except for the fees, compensations and penalties which can be renegotiated, Bulgarian Dnevnik informs.
Nikolay Barekov, a former journalist and TV host, announced he would lead the EU Elections list of a coalition forged by his Bulgaria without Censorship (BWC) party.
The leaders of nationalist VMRO-BND, Agrarian People's Union and Gergiovden Movement, the other three parties within the coalition, will rank immediately after him in the list, Dnevnik.bg has reported.