Communist Party of Bulgaria

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Not to be confused with Bulgarian Communist Party.
Communist Party of Bulgaria
Комунистическа Партия на България
Komunisticeska Partija na Balgarija
Leader Aleksandar Paunov
Founded 1996
Newspaper Rabotnicheski Vestnik
Ideology Communism
Political position Left-wing
National affiliation Coalition for Bulgaria
International affiliation International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
Colours Red
National Assembly
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Website (archived)

The Communist Party of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Комунистическа Партия на България, Komunisticeska Partija na Balgarija, KPB) is a communist party in Bulgaria, currently led by Aleksandar Paunov.

The party was founded in 1996 as the Communist Party.[1] Since 2001 it is part of the Coalition for Bulgaria, an alliance led by the Bulgarian Socialist Party. The party publishes the newspaper Rabotnicheski Vestnik.[1]

In the 2014 parliamentary election, the Coalition for Bulgaria received 15.4% of the popular vote and 39 out of 240 seats.