LIVE: Bulgaria’s 2017 parliamentary elections

Balkan Insight is giving live updates on the Bulgarian election. Polls have closed, and exit polls are showing the pro-EU GERB has come in first with between 32 and 33 percent of the voted, followed by the Bulgarian Socialist Party with around 28 percent. GERB is...

Snap election to test Bulgaria’s divided loyalties

Bulgarians are voting Sunday in a snap parliamentary election featuring a close race between the pro-EU party GERB and the Socialists, who are vowing to improve Bulgaria’ ties with Russia, Reuters reports. Following the vote, there is expected to be another...