Bulgarian General Elections (2021)
December 6, 2021
Bulgarian general election (2021 Bulgarian general election) was held on 14 November 2021 to elect the President and the National Assembly in Bulgaria. This is the third parliamentary election in the country in 2021, in which no party was able to form a government after the April and July elections. The second round of the presidential election was held on November 21, 2021, as no candidate won a majority in the first round. Incumbent Radoff won about 49 percent of the vote and was forced to run for a second term, facing a professor at the University of Georgia. "Our Party Continues to Change" won the most seats, although it did not have a majority. Shortly after the election, they announced that they were going to hold coalition talks. Global turnout fell to 40%, the lowest in Bulgaria in 30 years for presidential and legislative elections. Incumbent Roman Radov won about 49 percent of the vote and met with a professor at Georgikov University on November 21. Shortly after the run-off, President Radoff won another term with nearly two-thirds of the vote, according to opinion polls published by Alpha Research and Gallup International. Voter turnout dropped to a record low of 33.7 percent, according to the Alpha Polling Agency, and 3.0 percent of those who went to the polls did not support either candidate.