Bulgaria sets presidential election for November 6

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  • Friday, 29 Jul 2016

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria will hold its next presidential election on Nov. 6, parliament decided on Friday, setting the date for what's considered an open race for the predominantly ceremonial office.

In May, President Rosen Plevneliev said he will not run for a second term in October's election. He announced his decision just days after he decided to challenge parliament's rejection of his veto on a change to voting rules.

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