Coalition for Bulgaria

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BSP for Bulgaria

БСП за България
BSP za Bulgaria
AbbreviationKB
LeaderKorneliya Ninova
Founded1991
Headquarters20 Positano Street, Sofia
Political positionCentre-left to left-wing
European affiliationParty of European Socialists
European Parliament groupProgressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
ColorsRed
National Assembly
79 / 240
European Parliament
4 / 17
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The Coalition for Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Коалиция за България, Koalitsiya za Bulgaria, KB, or BSP for Bulgaria in 2017) is a leftist electoral alliance in Bulgaria, led by the Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Members of the coalition[edit]

Year & Name Member parties
1991
As Pre-Electoral Union[1]
1994 / 1997
As Democratic Left
  • Bulgarian Socialist Party (Balgarska Socialisticheska Partiya)
  • Agrarian Union "Aleksandar Stamboliyski" (Zemedelski Sayuz "Aleksandar Stamboliyski")
  • Political Club "Ecopublicity" (Politicheski Klub "Ekoglasnost")
2001 / 2005
2009
  • Bulgarian Socialist Party (Balgarska Socialisticheska Partiya)
  • Party of Bulgarian Social Democrats (Partiya Balgarski Sotsialdemokrati)
  • Agrarian Union "Aleksandar Stamboliyski" (Zemedelski Sayuz "Aleksandar Stamboliyski")
  • Communist Party of Bulgaria (Komunisticheska Partiya na Bulgaria)
  • Movement for Social Humanism (Dvizhenie za Sotsialen Humanizam)
  • Civil Union "Roma" (Graždansko Obedinenie "Roma")
  • New Dawn [bg] (Nova Zora)
2013
  • Bulgarian Socialist Party (Balgarska Socialisticheska Partiya)
  • Party of Bulgarian Social Democrats (Partiya Balgarski Sotsialdemokrati)
  • Agrarian Union "Aleksandar Stamboliyski" (Zemedelski Sayuz "Aleksandar Stamboliyski")
  • Communist Party of Bulgaria (Komunisticheska Partiya na Bulgaria)
  • Movement for Social Humanism (Dvizhenie za Sotsialen Humanizam)
  • Civil Union "Roma" (Graždansko Obedinenie "Roma")
  • New Dawn (Nova Zora)
  • European security and integration (Evropeyska sigurnost i integratsiya)
2014
As BSP - Left Bulgaria
  • Bulgarian Socialist Party (Balgarska Socialisticheska Partiya)
  • Party of Bulgarian Social Democrats (Partiya Balgarski Sotsialdemokrati)
  • Agrarian Union "Aleksandar Stamboliyski" (Zemedelski Sayuz "Aleksandar Stamboliyski")
  • Communist Party of Bulgaria (Komunisticheska Partiya na Bulgaria)
  • Movement for Social Humanism (Dvizhenie za Sotsialen Humanizam)
  • Civil Union "Roma" (Graždansko Obedinenie "Roma")
  • New Dawn (Nova Zora)
  • European security and integration (Evropeyska sigurnost i integratsiya)
  • Socialdemokrats (Sotsialdemokrati)
  • United Social democracy (Obedinena sotsialdemokratsiya)
  • Union of Communists in Bulgaria (Sayuz na Komunistite v Balgariya)
  • Ecoglasnost (Ekoglasnost)
  • Party of the Bulgarian Communists (Partiya na Balgarskite Komunisti)
2017
As BSP for Bulgaria[2]

Election results[edit]

Bulgarian Parliament
Election Seats won Votes % Rank Government
1991
106 / 240
1,836,050 33.1 2nd Opposition
1994
125 / 240
2,262,943 43.5 1st Majority government
1997
58 / 240
939,308 22.1 2nd Opposition
2001
48 / 240
783,372 17.1 3rd Opposition
2005
82 / 240
1,129,196 31.0 1st Coalition government
2009
40 / 240
748,114 17.7 2nd Opposition
2013
84 / 240
942,541 26.6 2nd Coalition government
2014
39 / 240
505,527 15.4 2nd Opposition
2017
80 / 240
955,490 27.9 2nd Opposition

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1991 Parliamentary Elections Archived 2007-07-27 at the Wayback Machine University of Essex
  2. ^ "Bulgarian Socialist Party signs election coalition deal with five parties including communists". The Sofia Globe. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 8 February 2017.

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