Parliamentary elections and reforms in Bulgaria
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Парламентарни избори и реформи в България (1944 – 1945 г.)
Parliamentary elections and reforms in Bulgaria (1944 – 1945 years)

Author(s): Todor Galounov
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Politics, History, Political Philosophy, Political Sciences, Recent History (1900 till today), Government/Political systems, Electoral systems, History and theory of political science, Post-War period (1950 - 1989), Geopolitics, Politics of History/Memory
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: parliamentarians; instruments; totalitarian; party; democracy; constitution; political; imperative; mandate; propagated

Summary/Abstract: After the coup on September 9 in the country began transformations that gradually impose totalitarian political model. In the first years in the country remains decor democratic institutions, albeit heavily eroded, according to the decisive will of BRP (k). They are planned reforms in the political system and the restoration of the procedure of the National Assembly. Partially is restored multiparty system, but only for “trust worthy parties.” Contrary to still formally inforce TC introduces the mandatory term and the age of eligibility is fixed at 23 years; It allows the distribution of ballotson the day of the vote. Elections for the 26 NSAs are prepared under the proportional system. However, the opposition boycotted them and involve only the ruling Patriotic Front. So electoral experiments can actually be implemented.

  • Issue Year: 24/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 102-108
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Bulgarian