List of Bulgarian constituencies

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Bulgaria is divided into 31 multi-member constituencies.

Background[edit]

In general the 31 constituencies are arrange as to coincide with the administrative division of Bulgaria, with the exception of Sofia City and Plovdiv provinces, where there are 3 additional constituencies (Sofia City is divided into 3 constituencies and Plovdiv is divided into 2). They are numbered according to their order in Cyrillic.

Experimentally on Bulgarian parliamentary election, 2009, 31 out of the 240 Members of Parliament were elected through majority vote, while the rest 209 are elected through proportional vote. This mixed electoral system was rejected later.

The List[edit]

Proportional Vote[edit]

  • The following is the allocation of MPs according to the constituency in the proporional vote:
MMC Constituency Mandates
2005 2009* 2013 2014
1 Blagoevgrad 10 9 11 11
2 Burgas 13 11 14 14
3 Varna 14 12 15 15
4 Veliko Tarnovo 9 8 8 8
5 Vidin 4 3 4 4
6 Vratsa 7 6 6 6
7 Gabrovo 4 4 4 4
8 Dobrich 7 6 6 6
9 Kardzhali 5 4 5 5
10 Kyustendil 5 4 4 4
11 Lovech 5 4 5 5
12 Montana 6 5 5 5
13 Pazardzhik 9 8 9 9
14 Pernik 5 4 4 4
15 Pleven 10 9 9 9
16 Plovdiv 10 9 11 11
17 Plovdiv-province 11 10 11 11
18 Razgrad 5 4 4 4
19 Ruse 8 7 8 8
20 Silistra 4 4 4 4
21 Sliven 7 6 6 6
22 Smolyan 4 4 4 4
23 Sofia-23 13 11 16 16
24 Sofia-24 11 10 12 12
25 Sofia-25 12 10 14 14
26 Sofia-province 8 7 8 8
27 Stara Zagora 11 10 11 11
28 Targovishte 4 4 4 4
29 Haskovo 8 7 8 8
30 Shumen 6 5 6 6
31 Yambol 5 4 4 4
Total 240 209* 240 240
  • On 2009 elections a mixed system was used and each constituency elected one MP by first-past-the-post.

Majority Vote (2009)[edit]

MMC Member Party
Blagoevgrad Lyuben Petrov Tatarski GERB
Burgas Bozhidar Dimitrov Stoyanov GERB
Varna Krasimir Petrov Petrov GERB
Veliko Tarnovo Tsvetan Genchev Tsvetanov GERB
Vidin Lyubomila Stanislavova Stanislavova GERB
Vratsa Nikolay Goranov Kotsev GERB
Gabrovo Galina Dimitrova Bankovska GERB
Dobrich Rumen Ivanov Ivanov GERB
Kardzhali Ahmed Demir Dogan DPS
Kyustendil Valentin Tonchev Mikev GERB
Lovech Anatoliy Velikov Jordanov GERB
Montana Plamen Georgiev Tsekov GERB
Pazardzhik Ivan Dimitrov Ivanov GERB
Pernik Irena Lyubenova Sokolova GERB
Pleven Tsetska Tsacheva Dangovska GERB
Plovdiv Menda Kirilova Stoyanova GERB
Plovdiv-province Dimitar Nikolov Lazarov GERB
Razgrad Hasan Ahmed Ademov DPS
Ruse Plamen Dulchev Nunev GERB
Silistra Mithat Mehmed Tabakov DPS
Sliven Desislava Zhekova Taneva GERB
Smolyan Daniela Anastasova Daritkova-Prodanova GERB
Sofia-23 Boris Krumov Grozdanov GERB
Sofia-24 Monika Hans Panayotova GERB
Sofia-25 Krasimir Lyubomirov Velchev GERB
Sofia-province Emil Delchev Dimitrov GERB
Stara Zagora Ivan Dechkov Kolev GERB
Targovishte Kasim Ismail Dal DPS
Haskovo Delyan Aleksandrov Dobrev GERB
Shumen Georgi Velkov Kolev DPS
Yambol Anastas Vasilev Anastasov GERB

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