Communist Party of Bulgaria

The Communist Party of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Комунистическа Партия на България, Komunisticheska Partiya na Bǎlgariya, KPB) is a communist party in Bulgaria, currently led by Aleksandar Paunov.

Communist Party of Bulgaria

Комунистическа Партия на България
Komunisticheska Partiya na Bǎlgarija
LeaderAleksandar Paunov
Founded1996
NewspaperRabotnicheski Vestnik
IdeologyCommunism
Marxism–Leninism
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationCoalition for Bulgaria
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
ColoursRed
National Assembly
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Website
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The party was founded in 1996 as the Communist Party.[1] Since 2001 it is part of the Coalition for Bulgaria, an alliance led by the Bulgarian Socialist Party. The party publishes the newspaper Rabotnicheski Vestnik.[1]

In the 2014 parliamentary election, the Coalition for Bulgaria received 15.4% of the popular vote and 39 out of 240 seats. The party remains represented in Parliament within the coalition after the 2017 election.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Leftist Parties of Bulgaria". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2007-06-03.
  2. ^ https://www.parliament.bg/bg/MP/2761