1957 Bulgarian parliamentary election

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1957 Bulgarian Parliamentary elections

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400 seats to the Grand National Assembly
  First party
  Todor Živkov (fototeca.iiccr.ro).jpg
Leader Todor Zhivkov
Party BCP
Alliance Fatherland Front
Seats won 247
Popular vote 5,204,027
Percentage 100%

PM before election

Anton Yugov
Fatherland Front

Elected PM

Anton Yugov
Fatherland Front

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Parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria on 22 December 1957.[1] Voters were presented with a single list from the Fatherland Front, dominated by the Bulgarian Communist Party. As the Fatherland Front was the only organisation to contest the election and all candidate lists had to be approved by the Front, voters only had the option of voting for or against the Front list. Only 2,076 of the 5,206,103 valid votes were cast against. Voter turnout was reportedly 99.8%.[2][3]


Party Votes % Seats +/−
Fatherland Front 5,204,027 100 247 −2
Against 2,076 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 325
Total 5,206,428 100 247 −2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p368 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Bulgaria: a country study. Library of Congress Federal Research Division, December 1989.
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p381