Status: 21.11.2021 at 8:21 PM.
As predicted, the incumbent Radev was confirmed in the presidential election in Bulgaria. He got 65 percent of the vote in the runoff election. According to preliminary surveys, the turnout was less than 40 per cent.
According to many predictions, Bulgaria’s head of state, Rumen Radu, won the runoff election for the presidency. He can count up to 65 percent of the vote, while his rival Anastas Gerdshiko was able to convince about 33 percent of the electorate on Sunday.
opponent of the former head of government
According to preliminary polls, the turnout was less than 40 per cent and thus even lower than the first round of polling a week ago. However, this has no effect on the validity of the runoff election. Radeau was voted the favorite after receiving 49.5 percent of the vote in the first ballot and marginally missing out on a victory.
The 58-year-old made the fight against corruption the focus of his first term, thus shaping the largely representative presidency in Bulgaria in a special way. He is considered an outspoken critic of Borisov. Last year he supported anti-corruption protests against the then government chief. The two executive governments appointed by him have exposed various alleged corruption scandals in the industrial and banking sectors in Bulgaria.
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