Council of Europe Congress to observe local elections in Bulgaria
Strasbourg, 17.10.2011 - A delegation from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe will observe the local elections in Bulgaria on 23 October 2011.
On 22 October six Congress delegations will be deployed to several regions of the country to meet with candidates and observe the vote on Election Day.
The Congress delegation will present its preliminary findings to the media on Monday 24 October 2011 at 11:30 (local time), at the Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, (4, Narodno Sabranie Sq., 1000 Sofia).
Fleur BUTLER United Kingdom (NR)
Xavier CADORET, France (SOC)
Jon HERMANS-VLOEDBELD, the Netherlands (ILDG)
Mihkel JUHKAMI, Estonia (EPP/CD) (Head of delegation)
David KATAMADZE, Georgia (EPP/CD)
Jean-Pierre LIOUVILLE, France (SOC)
Vincent MCHUGH, Ireland (ILDG)
Raymond TABONE, Malta (SOC)
Artur TORRES PEREIRA, Portugal (EPP/CD)
Contact on the spot:
The Congress has two chambers, the Chamber of Local Authorities and the Chamber of Regions.