National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria

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National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria
Leader Valeri Simeonov
Valentin Kasabov
Dancho Hadzhiev
Founded 17 May 2011
Split from Attack
Headquarters Burgas, Bulgaria
Newspaper Desant
Youth wing NFSB Youth
Ideology Nationalism
National conservatism
Euroscepticism
Political position Right-wing
Religion Bulgarian Orthodox Church
National affiliation Patriotic Front
International affiliation None
European affiliation Europe of Freedom and Democracy (2013–2014)
Colours White, Green, Red (Bulgarian national colours)
National Assembly
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European Parliament
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Website
nfsb.bg
Politics of Bulgaria
Political parties
Elections

The National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria or NFSB (Natzionalen Front za Spasenie na Bulgaria) (Bulgarian: Национален фронт за спасение на България), is a nationalist political party in Bulgaria.

History[edit]

The party was established on 17 May 2011 in sports hall Boycho Branzov in Burgas. Attended by over 820 people from across the country, mainly from the cities of Varna, Shumen, Asenovgrad, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Vratsa, Svilengrad, Lovech, Chirpan, Stara Zagora, Vidin and Dobrich.

The party elected three leaders - Valeri Simeonov, Valentin Kasabov and Dancho Hadzhiev. Secretary of the party is Maria Petrova. The National Political Council includes 19 people - councilors "Independent" by Burgas and hosts from SKAT TV,[1] as - Velizar Enchev and Valentin Fartunov.

Among the party's founders and is former regional president of the Union of Democratic Forces in the city Vladimir Pavlov.[2]

The party was member of the Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) group during the 7th European Parliament.

On 3 August 2014 was signed coalition agreement between NFSB and IMRO – Bulgarian National Movement called Patriotic Front for the upcoming parliamentary elections 2014.[3] And states it's purpose to be for: "a revival of the Bulgarian economy, a fight against monopolies, achieving modern education and healthcare and a fair and uncorrupt judiciary."

The members of the alliance are - PROUD,[4] National Ideal for Unity,[5] Middle European Class,[6] Association Patriot,[7] Undivided Bulgaria,[8] National Movement BG Patriot,[9][10] Union of the Patriotic Forces "Defense", National Association of Alternate Soldiery "For the Honor of epaulette"[11], National Movement for the Salvation of the Fatherland[12] and National Democratic Party.[13]

Administration[edit]

Elections[edit]

Presidential[edit]

The party nominated Stefan Solakov as their presidential candidate in 2011 and Galina Vasileva as his running mate.

They finished 5th, receiving 84,205 votes (2.50% of ballots cast).[14]

Stefan Solakov for President
Election # of total votes (1st round)  % of popular vote (1st round) rank (1st round) # of total votes (2nd round)  % of popular vote (2nd round) rank (2nd round)
2011 84,205 2,50% 5th

Local[edit]

In the local elections in Burgas in 2011, party chairman Valeri Simeonov finished in second place, with 11.25% of the votes.[15]

Parliamentary[edit]

In the parliamentary elections on May 12, the "National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria" won 3.7%[16] of the votes, but fell below the 4% threshold needed for representation. Nonetheless the party polled more votes than the UDF, DSB and OLJ, all of whom were represented in the last (41st) National Assembly.

Bulgarian Parliament
Election # of seats won # of total votes  % of popular vote rank
2013 0 131,169 3,703% 5th

European[edit]

In the European parliament elections on May 25, the "National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria" won 3.05%[17] of the votes, but fell below the 6% threshold needed for representation.

European Parliament
Election # of seats won # of total votes  % of popular vote rank
2014 0 68,376 3.053% 7th

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Над 800 души учредиха новата партия за спасение на България - Вестник ДЕСАНТ. Национален седмичник". Desant.net. 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  2. ^ "Над 750 на учредяването на НФСБ". DarikNews.bg. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  3. ^ НФСБ и ВМРО подписаха коалиция „Патриотичен фронт”
  4. ^ Слави Бинев закри ГОРД
  5. ^ Партиите "НФСБ" и "НИЕ" си стиснаха ръцете
  6. ^ "Средна европейска класа" обяви "безкористна подкрепа" за програмата на НФСБ
  7. ^ Обединението около НФСБ включи и сдружение "Патриот" на бивши депутати от "Атака"
  8. ^ НФСБ и „Целокупна България” се обединиха
  9. ^ НД „БГ патриот“ подкрепя ВМРО
  10. ^ Патриотичният фронт получи подкрепата на „БГ Патриот“
  11. ^ Патриотични организации подкрепят ВМРО
  12. ^ ПП НДСО се присъедини към Патриотичния фронт
  13. ^ НДП се присъедини към Патриотичния фронт
  14. ^ http://results.cik.bg/tur1/prezidentski/index.html
  15. ^ http://dariknews.bg/izbori2013t.php?itid=10&pcid=1
  16. ^ http://dariknews.bg/view_article.php?article_id=1084308
  17. ^ http://dariknews.bg/view_article.php?article_id=1270424