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1990 Elections to the Grand National Assembly

Date: first round: 10 June; second round: 17 June 1990
Number of registered voters: 6,976,620
Turnout: 90.79% (first round single-member constituencies); 90.78% (first round-list); 84.14% (second round - held only in 81 constituencies)
Votes: Total Cast: 6,334,415 (single-member); 6,333,334 (list); Valid: 6,090,119 (first round single-member); 6,124,501 (first round- list); 2,349,284 (second round).

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PARTY/GROUPING LIST  VOTES % LIST  VOTES LIST SEATS SINGLE MEMBER  VOTES SINGLE MEMBER SEATS TOTAL SEATS
BSP - Bulgarian Socialist Party (Balgarska Socialisticheska Partiya) 2,887,766 47.15 97 N/A 114 211
SDS - Union of Democratic Forcesá (Sajuz na Demokratichnite Sili) 2,217,798 36.21 75 N/A 69 144
DPS - Movement for Rights and Freedoms (Dvijenie za Prava i Svobodi) 491,596 8.03 12 N/A 11 23
BZNS - Bulgarian Agrarian National Union (Balgarski Zemedelski Naroden Sajuz) 368,929 6.02 16 N/A 0 16
Fatherland Front (Otechestven Front) N/A 0 0 N/A 2 2
Fatherland Party of Labour (Otechestvena Partiya na Truda) 36,668 0.6 0 N/A 1 1
Social Democratic Party (Social-democraticheska Partiya) N/A 0.72 0 N/A 1 1
Alternative Socialist Party (Alternativna Sotsialisticheska Partiya) 22,064 0.36 0 N/A 0 0
Alternative Socialist Association (Alternativna Sotsialisticheska Sajuz) 16,061 0.26 0 N/A 0 0
Liberal Party - Pernik 15,034 0.25 0 N/A 0 0
Union of Disabled (Sajuz na Invalidite) N/A 0.17 0 N/A 0 0
Union of Non-Party Members N/A 0.16 0 N/A 0 0
Independent - 0 0 N/A 2 2
Other 29 parties and associations 68,584 1.12 0 N/A 0 0
TOTAL 6,124,501 100 200 N/A 200 400

SOURCES:
- Democracy Traditions Foundation http://www.math.bas.bg/dt/;
- Georgi Karasimeonov (1998) 'Bulgaria' In The handbook of political change in Eastern Europe, ed. Sten Berglund, Tomas HellÚn, Frank H. Aarebrot, Cheltenham: Elgar.
- Bulgaria Online http://www.online.bg/main/politics.htm

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