Political uncertainty in Bulgaria following inconclusive Parliamentary elections

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Bulgarian parliamentary polls have thrown a fractured mandate as none of party won majority. Former prime minister Boyko Borisov's conservative GERB party won most votes (31.4 %) and will have first chance to form government but no other party are ready to join coalition.

  • Opposition socialist party BSP : 27.34 % votes
  • Turkish minority MRF party : 9.15 % ; ultra-nationalist Ataka party: 7.6 %
  • If Socialists are also not able to form government then - REPOLLING
    Socialists : in favour of an anti-crisis cabinet of technocrats / programme cabinet to see through next elections
  • EU's poorest country; joined EU in 2007 ;
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