1879 Bulgarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria between 30 September and 7 October 1879.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 140 of the 170 seats. Voter turnout was 32.0%.[2]


← 1879 (Jan) 30 September to 7 October 1879 1880 →

All 170 seats to the National Assembly
86 seats were needed for a majority
Turnout32.0%
  First party Second party
  DraganTsankov.jpg Todor Burmov.jpg
Leader Dragan Tsankov Todor Burmov
Party Liberal Conservative
Seats won 140 30

Prime Minister before election

Todor Burmov
Conservative

Subsequent Prime Minister

Todor Burmov
Conservative

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats
Liberal Party 140
Conservative Party 30
Invalid/blank votes
Total 170
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p368 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p369