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Organisation : Central Election Commission
Facility : Electoral Rolls
Country : Bulgaria
Election Code : https://www.electionin.org/uploads/2969-CODE.pdf
Website : https://www.cik.bg/en/laws

CIK BG Electoral Rolls

The electoral rolls shall be compiled by the municipal administrations in the nucleated settlements where a population register is kept and shall be signed by the municipality mayor or, respectively, by the mayoralty mayor or by the lieutenant mayor, and by the municipal secretary. In the cities subdivided into boroughs, the electoral rolls shall be signed by the borough mayor and secretary.

Related : Central Election Commission Bulgaria Scheduling & Setting of Polling Day : www.electionin.org/2967.html

Each voter shall be entered on a single electoral roll.

Procedure and Manner

(1) A separate electoral roll shall be compiled for each voting section. The preliminary electoral rolls shall be made public in advance in a conspicuous place in the area of the voting section and shall be published on the Internet site of the relevant municipality.

(2) Electoral rolls shall be compiled according to the permanent address.

(3) Should the name of the nucleated settlement, street, residential complex or the numbering of the residential building have been altered within the six months last preceding polling day, the municipality shall prepare a list of the alterations, which shall be provided to the section commissions.

Compilation of Electoral Rolls

(1) Upon elections of National Representatives and of President and Vice President of the Republic, the electoral rolls shall be compiled in a single part wherein all Bulgarian nationals who have the right to vote in the respective type of election shall be entered.

(2) Upon elections of Members of the European Parliament for the Republic of Bulgaria and of municipal councillors and of mayors, the electoral rolls shall be compiled in two parts:
Part I and Part II. All Bulgarian nationals who have the right to vote in the respective type of election shall be entered on Part I, and the nationals of another Member State of the European Union who have the right to vote in the respective type of election shall be entered on Part II.

(3) Voters shall be entered on the electoral rolls for voting, including on Part I of the electoral rolls, in alphabetical order, stating the names of the voter, the permanent address or the present address, where the voter has submitted a request under Article 36 herein, with the columns for entry of the Standard Public Registry Personal Number and of the type and number of the identity document remaining empty and not being completed, and formatting a separate column designated “Notes”.

(4) Upon elections of Members of the European Parliament for the Republic of Bulgaria and of municipal councillors and of mayors, Part II of the electoral rolls shall be compiled on the basis of the declarations submitted under Article 359 (1) herein or under Article 408 (1) herein by nationals of another Member State of the European Union.

(5) Any voters, who have not replaced the personal documents thereof under the terms established by 9a of the Transitional and Final Provisions of the Bulgarian Personal Documents Act, shall be included in the electoral roll according to the address shown in the green passport thereof.

Printing Out of Electoral Rolls

(1) The electoral rolls, including Part I of the electoral rolls, shall be printed out on the basis of the National Population Register by the Directorate General of Civil Registration and Administrative Services at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works.

(2) Upon elections of Members of the European Parliament for the Republic of Bulgaria and of municipal councillors and of mayors, Part II of the electoral rolls shall be printed out by the Directorate General of Civil Registration and Administrative Services at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works.

The data for the automated printing out of Part II of the electoral rolls shall be delivered by the municipality mayor not later than 35 days in advance of polling day.

Removal, Entries and Additional Entries

(1) The names of any citizens who have become disfranchised or who are deceased by polling day, as well as the names of any persons in respect of whom this is expressly provided for in this Code, shall be removed from the electoral rolls.

(2) The Directorate General of Implementation of Penal Sanctions at the Ministry of Justice shall provide the Directorate General of Civil Registration and Administrative Services at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works data about the persons serving custodial sentences for the automated removal of the said persons from the electoral rolls. The said information shall be provided 55 and 15 days in advance of polling day, respectively.

(3) The names of any citizens who have the right to vote but have been omitted, as well as those for whom the ground on which they have been removed has lapsed, shall be entered on or, respectively, added to, the electoral rolls.

Any persons, who have completed the service of a custodial sentence or are no longer interdicted, or in respect of whom the grounds on which they have been deprived of the right to elect in a Member State of the European Union have lapsed, shall be entered on the electoral rolls upon presentation of a relevant document at the municipality or borough, or mayoralty.

(4) The entry referred to in Paragraph (3) shall be effected at the request of the voter by the authorities herein before delivery of the rolls to the section election commissions.

(5) The additional entry referred to in Paragraph (3) herein shall be effected on polling day by the section election commission according to the permanent address (residence address).

(6) The entry, respectively, the additional entry, shall be effected upon presentation of an identity document and of a residence certificate, applicable to a national of another Member State of the European Union who has submitted a declaration under Article 359 (1) or under Article 408 (1) herein in due time.

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