In Bulgaria began presidential elections
Polls show the leading candidate from the ruling party “Citizens for European development of Bulgaria” (GERB), the speaker of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva. For her ready progolosovat at 26.3-27.2% of voters. With a slight delay from it is former commander of the Bulgarian air force, nominated by an initiative Committee, headed by the party of socialists “BSP” General rumen Radev. For him, ready to give voice to 22.5-23.1% of voters.
However part of the exit polls indicate that Radev can and win. If not one of the candidates pulled ahead by a large margin, on 13 November will be the second round.
Across the country at 7 am local time, opened 12 thousand polling stations. Some of them immediately formed a queue, the Agency “TASS”.
The right to choose the head of state has more than 6.8 million people, for the first time, voting is mandatory. The stations closed at 20:00.
We will remind, in the first round held on 30 October election of the President of Moldova the Chairman of the Pro-Russian Party of socialists Igor Dodon gained and exchanged them for 48.22% of the votes, and one candidate from the Pro-European opposition Maia Sandu – 38,42% of the vote.
During his election campaign the socialist leader said that the Crimea belongs to the Russian Federation.