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Bulgaria, Government

multiparty system, parliamentary republic, national elections, new constitution, Communist Party

From 1946 to 1990, Bulgaria had a Communist form of government with only one legal political party, the Communist Party. Early in 1990, however, the Bulgarian constitution was amended to allow a multiparty system, and in July 1991 a new constitution was approved, establishing Bulgaria as a parliamentary republic. Bulgarian citizens age 18 and older may vote in local and national elections.

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