Bulgaria holding presidential election

Source : 112 Ukraine

Second round of presidential election started in Bulgaria
10:31, 13 November 2016

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On Sunday, November 13 Bulgaria is holding a second round of presidential elections, the difference between votes for the candidates who have passed the first round does not exceed 4 percent, Ukrinform reports.

Two candidates pretend to the presidential post: Rumen Radev, Bulgarian Major General of the Reserve supported by the Bulgarian Socialist Party and a representative of the ruling party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria), current Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Bulgaria (parliament) - Tsetska Tsacheva.

"For participation in the the vote in the second round of elections of the President of Bulgaria, which will take place on November 13, 6,800,000 voters were included in the electoral lists, embracing people who vote outside the country. The polling stations will operate across the country until 8 p.m." - the Central Election Commission reported.

On the voting day, the Central Election Commission will be constantly holding briefings, during which journalists and observers will be acquainted with the election process, both in the country and overseas polling stations.

The first preliminary results of the turnout in the second round of elections will be announced iby 10 p.m. on Sunday. Immediately after the closing of polling stations the exit polls results will also be presented.

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CEC will present the preliminary results of voting in the night from Sunday to Monday as the ballots received by the precinct election commissions will be processed.

According to the results of the first round the General Rumen Radev is a presidential race leader, being ahead of Tsetska Tsacheva by almost 4%.

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