Bulgaria

National Assembly

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
04.04.2021
Date of dissolution of the outgoing legislature Date at which the previous legislature (elected at the previous elections) was dissolved.
26.03.2021
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
11.07.2021
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
240
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Candidates

Number of parties contesting the election This field may include either the number of parties contesting the election, or the number of coalitions/electoral alliance.
26

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
6,789,605
Votes Number of people who actually voted
3,334,283
Voter turnout The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who actually voted by the number of people registered to vote
49.11%

Results

Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
6
Percentage of parties winning seats The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of parties which won parliamentary representation by the number of parties contesting the election.
23.08%
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
31.25%
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria Party (GERB) - Union of Democratic Forces (SDS) 75
There is Such a People (PP-ITN) 51
Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) 43
Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) 30
Democratic Bulgaria - Union (YES Bulgaria, Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria (DSB), Green Movement) 27
Rise Up! Thugs Out! 14
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
183
Number of women elected
57
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
23.75%
Sources
National Assembly (16.04.2021, 19.04.2021)
https://results.cik.bg/pi2021/rezultati/index.html
Women Directly Elected
57

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
183
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
57
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
15.04.2021
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Iva Miteva (Female)
Political party
There is Such a People (PP-ITN)
Date of election
15.04.2021