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Bulgaria’s GERB Backtracks on Controversial Voting Amendment

A pedestrian passes election posters supporting the Movement for Rights and Freedoms party in 2013. The party, nominally in opposition, introduced and pushed through the controversial amendments to the electoral code. EPA/VASSIL DONEV.

Bulgaria’s GERB Backtracks on Controversial Voting Amendment

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019
An attempt to kill off Bulgaria’s preferential voting system, seen as giving voters greater say over who gets to represent them, is to be reversed by PM Boyko Borissov himself after attracting a significant backlash.

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Martin Dimitrov