CEC announces final distribution of seats

The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) announced the final election results and the distribution of seats in the 46th National Assembly. The party There is Such a People will have 65 MPs, while the coalition GERB-UDF - 63 MPs. The parliamentary group of BSP for Bulgaria will have 36 MPs, the Democratic Bulgaria party - 34, Movement for Rights and Freedoms - 29, and Stand up! Mafiosi out! - 13 MPs.

The number of actual votes in the election with the option “I do not support anyone” is 35,201. No independents have been elected. The 4% threshold for entering the parliament was equal to 109,266.8 votes. The CEC decision also includes the parties and coalitions mandates' distribution by multi-member constituencies.

Meanwhile, four candidates withdrew their seats in the new 46th National Assembly. GERB leader Boyko Borissov is among them. Following a scandal, the CEC decided to respect his will not to be declared an elected MP.

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