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Bulgarian Left

The Bulgarian Left
Leader Hristofor Dochev, Margarita Mileva, Ivan Genov
Founded 4 April 2009
Headquarters Sofia
Membership  (2012) 6,000
Ideology Democratic Socialism
Political position Left-wing
International affiliation None
European affiliation Party of the European Left
European Parliament group None
Colours Red
National Assembly
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Politics of Bulgaria
Political parties

The Bulgarian Left (Bulgarian: Българската левица, Bǎlgarskata levitsa, BL) is a socialist political party in Bulgaria.

It was created in February 2009 predominantly by members of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, with its constituent congress taking place on April 4, 2009.[1] Its leaders are Hristofor Dochev, Margarita Mileva, Ivan Genov.[2] The party is full member of the Party of the European Left (PEL) since September 2010.[3]

In the 2013 parliamentary elections the party won 5,924 (0.17%) of the votes and failed to win any seats.


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  2. ^ (Bulgarian)Българската левица .
  3. ^ Approved as a full member by the Executive Board of the PEL in Luxembourg in September 2010. The decision was ratified by PEL's 3rd congress in December 2010.

External links

  • Official website
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