The BULGARIAN BUSINESS BLOC (Bulgarian : Български
бизнес блок, Bulgarski biznes blok, BBB) was a political
The party first participated in national elections in 1991, when it received 1.3% of the national vote in the parliamentary elections but failed to win a seat. In the presidential elections the following year, its candidate George Ganchev finished third with 17% of the vote.
In the 1994 parliamentary elections the party increased its vote share to 4.7% and won 13 seats in the National Assembly . Ganchev was the party's candidate for the 1996 presidential elections , again finishing third with 22% of the vote. Despite increase its vote share to 5.3% in the 1997 parliamentary elections , the party was reduced to 12 seats.
Shortly before the 2001 parliamentary elections Ganchev left the party to establish George Ganchev\'s Bloc . The split resulted in the BBB receiving just 162 votes, losing all its seats in the National Assembly, whilst the George Ganchev's Bloc also received less than 1% of the vote and failed to win a seat.
* ^ 1991 Parliamentary Elections Archived 2007-07-27 at the Wayback Machine . University of Essex * ^ A B Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p388 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7 * ^ 1994 Parliamentary Elections University of Essex * ^ 1997 Parliamentary Elections Archived 2012-03-17 at the Wayback Machine . University of Essex * ^ 2001 Parliamentary Election University of Essex
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