Central Election Commission

CEC Confirms Smooth Election Day in Bulgaria, New Deputies to be Announced June 16

The Central Election Commission (CEC) has confirmed that the election day in Bulgaria proceeded smoothly and peacefully, according to spokesperson Rositsa Mateva. Despite receiving signals and complaints, all Bulgarian citizens were given the opportunity to vote, Mateva announced at a briefing.

Government Allocates Over BGN 98 Million for June 9 Elections Preparation

As Bulgaria gears up for the upcoming elections on June 9, the government has approved a comprehensive plan-account detailing the financial allocation for the electoral process. With a staggering budget of over BGN 98 million, the plan encompasses various crucial activities essential for the smooth conduct of both national and European Parliament elections.

Bulgaria Sets Stage for Dual Elections on June 9: European Parliament and National Assembly Votes to Coincide

The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Bulgaria has charted the course for a pivotal day in the country's political calendar. In a session held on Tuesday, the Commission finalized the schedule for the upcoming dual elections slated for June 9.

Central Election Commission Prepared for 2-in-1 Elections in Bulgaria

As Bulgaria gears up for early parliamentary elections (6th in the last 3 years), the Central Election Commission (CEC) has announced its readiness for a unique scenario: holding both parliamentary and European Parliament (EP) elections either simultaneously or with a one-week gap.

Bulgaria’s President set a Date for this year’s Local Elections

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev signed a decree today scheduling the elections for mayors and municipal councilors for October 29.

The head of state has determined the date after a working meeting with representatives of the leadership of the Central Election Commission (CEc).

Bulgaria: CEC will Announce the Results of the Presidential Election Today

By the end of the day, the Central Election Commission must announce the final results of the presidential and vice-presidential elections. Its decision for a run-off on November 21 is also expected. The CEC continues to accept the documentation from the district election commissions.

Cabinet Approves Budget Estimate for Upcoming Elections 2 in 1

The caretaker cabinet Monday approved the budget estimate for the preparation and holding of the November 14 presidential and parliamentary elections, the government information service said. The cost is projected at 123.8 million leva, including a possible second round of the presidential elections.

2,000 more Machines will be Needed in a 2-in-1 Election

For the organization of the two votes separately from each other, there should be at least two weeks between them, says Rositsa Mateva from the CEC

"2-in-1 elections can be organized technically. This is not the first time such a thing has happened. However, more voting machines will have to be bought and the CEC is discussing this."

Bulgaria Elects, CEC: More than 10 Sections Go to Paper Voting

Problems with voting machines in many places in Bulgaria. In 5 sections in the country, the Central Election Commission / CEC / decided yesterday to move to ballot paper voting due to problems with machines. This was said by CEC Chairwoman Kamelia Neykova. The five sections are in Dobrich, Karnobat, Brusartsi, Polski Trambesh and the village of Yankovo.