Bulgaria’s presidential runoff underway – Sofia News
Nearly 6.7 million eligible voters would select their president for the following 5 years between incumbent President Rumen Radev and Rector of Sofia University Anastas Gerdjikov, experiences Xinhua information company.
Radev, who was backed by a number of political formations resembling Continue the Change coalition, Bulgarian Socialist Party and There Is Such A People, received the primary spherical of the election on November 14 with 49.42 per cent.
Gerdjikov, supported by the centre-proper GERB get together, ranked second among the many 23 candidates with 22.83 per cent.
The first exit polls might be introduced at 8 p.m., instantly after the polls shut, and the official outcomes are anticipated to be launched on Wednesday.
The President of Bulgaria is the commander-in-chief of the nation’s armed forces and has prerogatives resembling appointing a caretaker authorities and dissolving parliament.
The President is elected instantly by the individuals for a interval of 5 years.
Radev’s time period will expire on the finish of January 2022.