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    Former head of the Bulgarian airforce Rumen Radev, candidate of the opposition Socialists casts his vote at a polling station during the Presidential elections in Sofia on November 6, 2016.

    Bulgaria to Elect President in 2nd Round of Election on Sunday

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    The Bulgarians will casts their votes for either Rumen Radev or Tsetska Tsacheva on Sunday during the second round of the presidential election.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Sunday, the Bulgarians failed to elect their president from 21 different candidates in the first round, while Radev backed by the country's Socialist party, gathered over 25 percent of popular support and almost 22 percent of voters polled their votes for Tsacheva from the country's ruling GERB party.

    ​According to the poll revealed by the Alpha Research company, almost half of the Bulgarians are expected to support Radev, while about 40 percent to give vote for the representative of the ruling party.

    The voting is expected to start at 8 a.m. local time (06:00 GMT).


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