Bulgaria’s Central Electoral Commission held a regular briefing Thursday to announce the decisions made over the organisation of the forthcoming local elections and national referendum on October 25, 2015.
CEC spokespersons Alexander Andreev and Kameliya Neykova announced important pieces of news, speaking at the event.
“The CEC has approved the opening of 50 polling stations for machine voting on the territory of [the capital] Sofia in the elections for municipal councillors,” CEC spokesperson Alexander Andreev said.
“Both decrees of the President are significant as August 10 is the date as of which Bulgarian citizens with a permanent address have the right to vote at a national referendum. We passed 11 decisions that are basic and important. The [CEC] sitting continues now. We also approved the decision on the chronology of events at the local elections, the date of the referendum, the decision on the registration of political forces at the CEC,” Mr Andreev explained.