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 BULGARIA

Legislative elections: National Assembly, 4-year term, 4% threshold, party-list proportional representation system + FPTP (209/31)
           · President: Georgi Parvanov (BSP) · Prime Minister: Bojko Borissow (GERB) · Government: GERB

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2009 Seats 2005 Seats
Graždani za Evropejsko Razvitie na Bălgaria (GERB) <
Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria
Conservatism
  
EPP
2006
 39,7% 116 - -
Bălgarska Socialističeska Partija (BSP) <
Bulgarian Socialist Party
Social democracy
 
PES, SI
1903
 17,7% 40 31,0% 82
Dviženie za Prava i Svobodi (DPS) <
Movement for Rights and Freedoms
Turkish minority politics; Centrism, Liberalism ELDR, LI
1990
 14,5% 38  12,8% 34
Ataka (ATAKA) <
Attack
Nationalism; Far-right politics
 
-
2005
 9,4% 21 8,1% 21
Săjuz na Demokratični Sili (SDS) <
Union of Democratic Forces
(2005: ODS)
Conservatism; Christian democracy
 
EPP, CDI, IDU
1996
6,8% 15  7,7% 20
Demokrati za Silna Bălgarija (DSB) <
Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria
Conservatism
 
EPP
2004
6,4% 17
Red Zakonnost Spravedlivost (RZS) <
Order Lawfulness Justice
National conservatism
 
-
2005
4,1% 10 - -
Nacionalno Dviženie za Stabilnost i Vǎzhod (NDSV) <
National Movement for Stability and Progress
Conservative liberalism
 
ELDR, LI
2002
 3,0% -  19,9% 53
Bălgarski Naroden Sǎjuz (BNS)
Bulgarian People's Union
(alliance of ZNS/SSD/BND; dissolved in 2008)
Conservatism; Agrarianism, Regionalism EPP (ZNS)
2005
- - 5,2% 13
Others - - 4,8% - 8,9% -
Total - - - 240 - 240
Turnout  60,2% 55,8%

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2006-2012 zentele.de. Note: BSP & SDS/DSB campaigned with minor parties. Source: CIK (http://rezultati.cik2009.bg). Archive: Elections 1990-2001.