Archive for June 21st, 2007

EU citizens able to run in Bulgaria’s municipal elections

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Sofia Echo (18/06) - On June 7, Parliament approved the second reading of the law on voting and standing as a candidate for EU citizens at municipal (local) elections. The law now corresponds to the EU Directive of 1994 that lays down detailed arrangements for exercising the right to vote and stand as a candidate at municipal elections for citizens of the EU residing in a member state of which they are not nationals.