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National Parliament Composition

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Government

Head of State (President)Rumen Radev (*-S&D)
Head of Government (PM)Dimitar Glavchev (*)
Parties in GovernmentPP (RE)
GERB (EPP)

Parties

Граждани за европейско развитие на България (GERB)
Grazhdani za evropeĭsko razvitie na Bŭlgariya
Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria
Leader: Boyko Borisov
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: EPP (EPP-EP, EPP Party, IDU, EPP-PACE)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 2009-...

Note: GERB has been part of GERB-SDS electoral alliance since 2019.

Watch here our video from 2021 about GERB-SDS.

Възраждане (V)
Vŭzrazhdane
Revival
Leader: Kostadin Kostadinov
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ~NI (NI-PACE)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2014-...

Движение за права и свободи (DPS)
Dvizhenie za prava i svobodi
Movement for Rights and Freedoms
Leader: Mustafa Karadayŭ
Orientation: Liberal
EP Affiliation: RE (RE, ALDE Party, LIBSEEN, LI, ALDE-PACE)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 1990-...

Watch here our video from 2021 about the party.

Продължаваме промяната (PP)
Prodalzhavame promyanata
We Continue the Change
Leader: Kiril Petkov & Asen Vasilev
Orientation: Centrist
EP Affiliation: RE (RE)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2022-...

Note: PP is part of the PP-DB alliance for the 2023 national parliamentary election. PP was part of the Продължаваме промяната/Prodalzhavame promyanata (PP) political alliance for the 2022 national parliamentary election.

Българска социалистическа партия (BSP)
Bulgarska sotsialisticheska partiya
Bulgarian Socialist Party
Leader: Korneliya Ninova
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: S&D (S&D, PES, PA, SI, SOC)
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 1891-...

Note: Since 2017, BSP has been leading the БСП за България (BSP za Bŭlgariya) alliance, which featured a changing set of minor parties.

Watch here our video from 2021 about the party.

Да, България! (DaB)
Da, Balgariya!
Yes, Bulgaria!
Leader: Hristo Ivanov
Orientation: Centrist
EP Affiliation: →EPP (Intention to join EPP; NI-PACE)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2017-...

Note: DaB is part of the PP-DB alliance for the 2023 national parliamentary election. It is part of the Demokratichna Bŭlgariya (DB-EPP|Greens/EFA) alliance.

Има такъв народ (ITN)
Ima Takŭv Narod
There Is Such a People
Leader: Slavi Trifonov
Orientation: Diverse
EP Affiliation: →ECR (Intention to join ECRNI-PACE)
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 2020-...

Watch here our video from 2021 about the party.

Демократи за силна България (DSB)
Demokrati za silna Bŭlgariya
Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria
Leader: Atanas Atanasov
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: EPP (EPP-EP, EPP Party)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 2004-...

Note: DSB is part of the PP-DB alliance for the 2023 national parliamentary election. It is part of the Demokratichna Bŭlgariya (DB-EPP|Greens/EFA) alliance.

Watch here our video from 2021 about Demokratichna Bŭlgariya.

Зелено движение (Zelenite)
Zeleno dvizhenie
Green Movement
Leader: Borislav Sandov and Vladislav Penev
Orientation: Green politics
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (EGP, GG)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2008-...

Note: Zelenite was part of the PP-DB alliance for the 2023 national parliamentary election. It was part of the Demokratichna Bŭlgariya (DB-EPP|Greens/EFA) alliance.

Watch here our video from 2021 about Demokratichna Bŭlgariya.

Съюз на демократичните сили (SDS)
Sŭyuz na demokratichnite sili
Union of Democratic Forces
Leader: Rumen Hristov
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: EPP (EPP-EP, EPP Party, IDU, CDI)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 1989-...

Note: SDS has been part of GERB-SDS electoral alliance since 2019.

Watch here our video from 2021 about GERB-SDS.

Волт България (Volt)
Volt Bŭlgariya
Volt Bulgaria
Leader: Nastimir Ananiev
Orientation: Eurofederalist
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (Volt Europa)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2018-...

Note: Volt is part of the Продължаваме промяната/Prodalzhavame promyanata (PP) alliance, which in turn is part of the PP-DB electoral alliance during the 2023 national parliamentary election.

Средна европейска класа (SEC)
Sredna evropeĭska klasa
Middle European class
Leader: Konstantin Bachiiski
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2007-...

Note: SEC is part of the Продължаваме промяната/Prodalzhavame promyanata (PP) alliance, which in turn is part of the PP-DB electoral alliance during the 2023 national parliamentary election.

Български възход (BV)
Balgarski vazhod
Bulgarian Rise
Leader: Stefan Yanev
Orientation: National-conservative
EP Affiliation: ~NI (NI-PACE)
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration
Years active: 2022-...

Note: In the 2022 national parliament election, BV was part of the multi-party Български възход/Balgarski vazhod (BV) alliance. In 2023, BV will compete on a single-party list.

Екогласност (Eco)
Ecoglasnost
Eco-voice
Leader: Emil Georgiev
Orientation: Centrist
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 1990-...

Note: Ecoglasnost was part of БСП за България (BSP za Bŭlgariya) alliance in all elections between 2014 and 2022. It remains part of the list for the 2023 national parliament election as a minor partner.

Движение "България на Гражданите" (DBG)
Dvizhenie "Bŭlgariya na Grazhdanite"
Movement "Bulgaria to the Citizens"
Leader: Dimitûr Delchev
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: EPP (EPP Party)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2012-...

Note: In the 2024 national parliament election, the party is part of the Синя България (Sinya Bŭlgariya, Blue Bulgaria) alliance. In the April 2021 national parliament election, DBG ran as part of the "Stand Up! Mafia, Get Out!" multiparty alliance.

Движение 21 (D21)
Dvizhenie 21
Movement 21
Leader: Tatyana Doncheva
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2010-...

Note: In the national parliament election 2023, the party is part of the Левицата! (Levitsata!, Left!) alliance.

Единна Народна Партия (ENP)
Edinna Narodna Partiya
United People's Party
Leader: Valentina Vasileva-Filadelfevs
Orientation: Liberal
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2007-...

Note: In the April 2021 national parliament election, DBG ran as part of the "Stand Up! Mafia, Get Out!" multiparty alliance.

ВМРО - Българско Национално Движение (VMRO)
VMRO - Bŭlgarsko Natsionalno Dvizhenie
IMRO - Bulgarian National Movement
Leader: Krasimir Karakachanov
Orientation: National-conservative
EP Affiliation: ECR (ECR-EP, ECR Party, EC/DA)
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 1999-...

Watch here our video from 2021 about Balgarskite Patrioti.

Българско Лято (GPBL)
Bŭlgarsko Lyato
Bulgarian Summer 2020
Leader: Boril Sokolov
Orientation: Centrist
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2021-...

Воля (VOLYA)
Volya
Will
Leader: Veselin Mareshki
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: ID (ID Party, NI-PACE)
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 2007-...

Note: Volya was part of the Българските Патриотии, Balgarskite Patrioti ("Bulgarian Patriots") electoral alliance and shared electoral list for the 2021 national parliamentary election.

Watch here our video from 2021 about Balgarskite Patrioti.

Консервативна България (NFSB)
Konservativna Bŭlgariya
Conservative Bulgaria
Leader: Valeri Simeonov
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 2011-...

Note: In the 2024 national parliament election, the party is part of the Синя България (Sinya Bŭlgariya, Blue Bulgaria) alliance.

Watch here our video from 2021 about Balgarskite Patrioti.

Републиканци за България (RzB)
Republikantsi za Bŭlgariya
Republicans for Bulgaria
Leader: Tsvetan Tsvetanov
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2020-...

Атака (ATAKA)
Ataka
Attack
Leader: Volen Siderov
Orientation: Far-right (Rooduijn et al., 2023)
EP Affiliation: ~NI (history with NI-EP)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration (Chapel-Hill data)
Years active: 2005-...

Note: In the 2023 national parliamentary election, the party ran as part of the "Neutral Bulgaria" multiparty alliance.

Алтернатива за българско възраждане (ABV)
Alternativa za bŭlgarsko vŭzrazhdane
Alternative for Bulgarian Revival
Leader: Rumen Petkov
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2014-...

Note: In the national parliament election 2023, the party is part of the Левицата! (Levitsata!, Left!) alliance. From 2022 to 2023, ABV was part of the Български възход/Balgarski vazhod (BV) alliance.

Коалиция за теб България (KtB)
Koalitsiya za teb Bŭlgariya
Coalition for you Bulgaria
Leader: Valeri Grigorov
Orientation: Center-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration
Years active: 2018-...

КОЙ-Компетентност, Отговорност, Истина (KOY)
KOY-Kompetentnost, Otgovornost, Istina
CRT-Competence, Responsibility, Truth
Leader: Svetozar Sŭev
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2014-...

N0te: In the 2023 national parliamentary election, the party ran as part of the "Out of EU and NATO" multiparty alliance. KOY was part of the Справедлива България/Spravedliva Bŭlgariya (SP) alliance in the 2022 national parliament election.

Консервативно Обединение на Десницата (KOD)
Konservativno Obedinenie na Desnitsata
Conservative Alliance of the Right
Leader: Petŭr Moskov
Orientation: National-conservative
EP Affiliation: →ECR (intention to join ECR, EPP-CLRA)
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2019-...

Note: In the 2024 national parliament election, the party is part of the Синя България (Sinya Bŭlgariya, Blue Bulgaria) alliance.

Българска Прогресивна Линия (BPL)
Bŭlgarska Progresivna Liniya
Bulgarian Progressive Line
Leader: Krasimir Yankov
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2021-...

Note: In the national parliament election 2023, the party is part of the Левицата! (Levitsata!, Left!) alliance.

Политическо движение „Социалдемократи“ (PDS)
Politicesko Dviženie "Socialdemokrati"
Political Movement "Social Democrats"
Leader: Elena Noneva
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2000-...

Note: In the 2022 national parliament election, PDS was part of the Справедлива България/Spravedliva Bŭlgariya (SP) alliance.

Изправи се, България (IS.BG)
Izpravi se, Bulgaria
Stand up, Bulgaria
Leader: Maya Manolova
Orientation: Left-wing
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Unclear
Years active: 2022-...

Note: In the 2024 national parliament election, the party is part of the Солидарна България (Solidarna Bŭlgariya, Solidarity Bulgaria) alliance. In the 2023 national parliament election, the party was part of the Левицата! (Levitsata!, Left!) alliance.

Национално движение за стабилност и възход (NDSV)
Natsionalno dvizhenie za stabilnost i vazhod
National Movement for Stability and Progress
Leader: Stanimir Ilchev
Orientation: Liberal
EP Affiliation: ~RE (Former MEP part of ALDE)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 2001-...

Note: In the 2024 national parliament election, the party is part of the Синя България (Sinya Bŭlgariya, Blue Bulgaria) alliance.

Движение „Гергьовден“ (DG)
Dvizhenie Gergyovden
George's Day Movement
Leader: Dragomir Stefanov
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration
Years active: 1997-...

Note: candidates of the party ran on the GERB-SDS (EPP) list in the 2023 national parliament election

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