In Bulgaria

Maya Manolova: Borissov Wants to Stay in Power for Life

Boyko Borissov insists on convening the Grand National Assembly to remain prime minister for life, wrote leader of "Stand" Maya Manolova on Facebook commenting on the today's proposal of the Prime Minister to convene the Grand National Assembly.

In her words, it's the second time that Borissov uses the Constitution as a means for him to stay in power.

Will Bulgaria Be Governed by Cabinet of Experts?

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's centre-right party came first in the weekend's parliamentary elections, partial results showed Monday (5 April), but with protest parties surging it has no clear partner to form a governing coalition.

Borissov's GERB party, undermined by scandals and protests after nearly a decade in power, won just 26% of Sunday's vote.

How Bulgarians’ Vote Is Divided by Age and Education – Alpha Research

Alpha Research pollster made public the first data from the distribution of the vote by education and age brackets.

Of those with university master or bachelor degree 26% voted for GERB; 18% for DB; 17% for There is such a people!; 13% for BSP; 5% for Stand up! Mafiosi out!; 4% for VMRO and 3% for MRF.

On April 4 Bulgarians Voted for Change, Three New Parties Made It to Parliament

Bulgarians voted on Sunday (4 April) sending in Parliament three new political forces largely representing the anti-corruption protests during the summer. Boyko Borissov's GERB party remained the largest force, but appears unable to form a government.

Election Day in Bulgaria: Exit Polls Show Victory for GERB, Slavi’s Party Outruns BSP

GERB, There Is Such a People, BSP, MRF, Democratic Bulgaria, Stand Up, Mafiosi out, VMRO. Such is the "order of appearance" of the parties and coalitions that will surely enter the new, 45th National Assembly, according to the Gallup exit polls. However, the percentages received mean nothing so far because they are unofficial.