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List of political parties in Bulgaria

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This is an article showing all the political parties in Bulgaria.

The most recent parliamentary election was in 2017.

Parties in the National Assembly

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Party Position Ideology Seats in National Assembly
GERB (ГЕРБ) Centre-right Liberal conservatism,[1] populism,[2] pro-European Union[3] 95
Bulgarian Socialist Party (Българска социалистическа партия) Centre-left to left-wing Social democracy,[4] Russophilia[5] 80
United Patriots (Обединени Патриоти) Right-wing to far-right Nationalism, Conservatism, Euroscepticism, anti-Islam[6] 27
Movement for Rights and Freedoms (Движение за права и свободи) Centre Centrism,[4] liberalism[7] 25
Volya Right-wing Populism,[8] Nationalism,[8] Russophilia,[8] Euroscepticism 12

Other parties

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  1. Nordsieck, Wolfram (2011). "Bulgaria". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved May 29, 2012.
  2. Novaković, Igor (2010). ""European" and "Extreme" Populists in the Same Row – the New Government of the Republic of Bulgaria" (PDF). Western Balkans Security Observer (17). ISAC Fund: 63–73. Retrieved December 19, 2011.
  3. Viola, Donatella M. (2015). Routledge Handbook of European Elections. Routledge. p. 639. ISBN 978-1-317-50363-7.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Parties and Elections in Europe: The database about parliamentary elections and political parties in Europe, by Wolfram Nordsieck
  5. Bulgaria: Caught Between Moscow and Brussels
  6. "Bulgaria's election is unlikely to do much to clean up corruption". The Economist. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  7. Cerami, Alfio (2006), Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: The Emergence of a New European Welfare Regime, Lit verlag, p. 26
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Lyman, Rick (24 February 2017). "In Bulgaria, a Businessman Who Talks (and Acts) Like Trump". The New York Times.