Agrarian People's Union

The Agrarian People's Union (Bulgarian: Земеделски народен съюз, romanizedZemedelski naroden sajuz; ZNS), until 2006 known as the Bulgarian Agrarian People's Union – People's Union (Balgarski Zemedelski Naroden Sajuz – Naroden Sajuz, BZNS-NS), is a conservative agrarian party in Bulgaria.

Agrarian People's Union
Земеделски народен съюз
AbbreviationZNS
LeaderRoumen Yonchev
Founded1996 (1996) (BZNS-NS)
18 May 2006 (2006-05-18) (ZNS)
Split fromBulgarian Agrarian People's Union
HeadquartersSofia
IdeologyAgrarianism
Conservatism
Political positionCentre-right
National affiliationUnited Democratic Forces (1997–2001)
Bulgarian People's Union (2005–2006)
Stand Up.BG! We are coming! (2021)
Bulgarian Rise (2022–)
ColoursOrange
National Assembly
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European Parliament
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Website
zns.bg

It was founded in 1996 by a faction of the Bulgarian Agrarian People's Union led by Anastasia Dimitrova-Moser. It contested the parliamentary election in 1997 and 2001 within the center-right United Democratic Forces. In 2005 it was part of the Bulgarian People's Union, that won at the legislative elections, 25 June 2005, 5.7% of the popular vote and 13 out of 240 seats.

A considerable group around the former party leader Anastasia Dimitrova-Moser left the ZNS in 2008 and founded the United Agrarians.

The party is a former observer of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI).

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