Bulgarians elect new parliament amid COVID fears, anger over graft

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarians vote in a parliamentary election on Sunday that will decide whether long-serving Prime Minister Boyko Borissov wins a fresh four-year mandate despite persistent concerns about graft in the European Union’s poorest member state. Opinion polls suggest Borissov’s centre-right GERB will again be the largest party, with 28-29% of the vote, but will fall short of a majority and may struggle to build a stable coalition in a more fractured parliament. That in turn could hamper Bulgaria’s ability to tap effectively the European Union’s 750 billion euro …

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