April 4, 2021 Held


Republic of Bulgaria

Election for Narodno Sabranie (Bulgarian National Assembly)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:3,333,997
Valid Votes:3,247,470
Invalid Votes:86,527

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria - Union of Democratic Forces (ГЕРБ - Съюз на демократичните сили) 75 - 837,707


There Is Such a People (Има такъв народ) 51 - 565,014


BSP for Bulgaria (Коалиция за България, Koalitsiya za Bulgaria) 43 - 480,146


Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) (Dvizhenie za prava i svobodi) 30 - 336,306


Democratic Bulgaria (Демократична България) 27 - 302,280


Stand Up! Mafia, Get Out! (Изправи се! Мутри вън!) 14 - 150,940

Election Results Modified: Jul 29, 2021

General Information

At stake in this election: 

  • 240 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure: 

  • Chief of State:  President Rumen RADEV (22 January 2017)
  • Head of Government:  Interim Prime Minister Boyko BORISSOV (since 4 May 2017)
  • Assembly:  Bulgaria has a unicameral National Assembly (Narodno Sabranie) with 240 seats.

Description of electoral system: 

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the National Assembly (Narodno Sabranie) 240 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.
    •  Bulgaria is divided into 31 multi-member districts, with each district having between 4 and 16 representatives based on population. Political parties and coalitions must receive at least 4 percent of valid votes at the national level to receive a seat. Due to 4% stipulation, many smaller parties register and run as coalitions.

Population and number of registered voters: 

  • Population:  6,975,761 (2019)
  • Registered Voters:  6,732,316 (2021)
Election Modified: Aug 23, 2023

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