Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, 58, received a landslide victory within the second spherical of the presidential election and secured a second time period on the helm of the nation, preliminary outcomes confirmed tonight.
Primarily based on 100% of the counted votes of the analysis company “Alfa”, Radev acquired 64.2 p.c of the votes, in comparison with the competitor Anastas Gerdzhikov, who acquired 32.3 p.c of the votes, the Bulgarian BNT reported.
34.1 p.c of voters went to the polls, and 1.3 p.c didn’t assist anybody.
Radev gained reputation when he supported the big anti-corruption protests in 2020 towards the then Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
Gerdzhikov, when supported by Borisov’s GERB celebration, accused Radev of inciting Bulgarians towards one another, Reuters reported.
He vowed to unite the nation, which has been hit by one of many worst covid dying charges within the European Union.
Radeva was supported by Borisov’s political rivals – the PP, Socialist and Ima takvog naroda events.