Central Election Commission

The Central Election Committee recommends April 2 as the Date for Early Elections in Bulgaria

Elections under the new rules can be held as early as April 2. This was announced by the Chairwoman of the CEC, Kamelia Neikova, during a hearing in the National Assembly in connection with the preparations for holding early parliamentary elections.

The reason is that at an earlier date the supply of the required quantity of secure paper for machine voting cannot be guaranteed:

Bosnian Election Campaigners Routinely Abusing Public Resources – TI

A new report by the Bosnian branch of the watchdog organisation Transparency International, based on two months of monitoring of the way political parties and candidates have operated ahead of October's general election, has registered some 1,300 examples of the abuse of public resources for poliitical purposes.

42 Countries have given Permission for Bulgarians to Vote on their Territory

Bulgaria's diplomatic missions abroad have already requested permission or notified 128 countries with which our country has diplomatic relations and has an accredited ambassador. To date, out of 61 countries in which the Central Election Commission (CEC) has designated polling places, Bulgaria has received permission from 42.

Bosnia’s International Overseer Orders State to Fund Elections

High Representative Christian Schmidt, who oversees the civilian implementation of the peace deal that ended the Bosnian war, imposed a decision on Tuesday to allocate funds for country's October elections, putting an end to weeks of failed attempts to ensure an adequate budget to hold the polls.

Bosnia’s Election Commission Borrows Money to Hold Polls

Bosnian people wait in line to vote for the country's general elections in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 12 October 2014. Photo: EPA/FEHIM DEMIR

Over a month after the Central Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced that a general election will be held in October, it announced on Monday that it has managed to borrow the money needed for the process.

Rumen Radev is the New-Old President of Bulgaria

Rumen Radev wins the election for President of Bulgaria. This will be his second term in office as the country's head of state.

According to "Gallup" polling agency, based on 100% parallel counting of the results from the second round of the elections, Rumen Radev won 66.4% of the vote. Anastas Gerdzhikov received 31.9%.

How will Bulgarians Vote in the Runoff for President (Step by Step Instructions)

How will a Bulgarian vote for the president of the runoff on November 21, when the current head of state Rumen Radev and the GERB-supported Prof. Anastas Gerdjikov will face each other?

To make it easier for voters, last night the Central Election Commission uploaded a voting simulator that shows the voter step by step how to exercise their right to vote on the machine.