Communist Party of Bulgaria

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Communist Party of Bulgaria
Leader Aleksandar Paunov
Founded 1996
Newspaper Rabotnicheski Vestnik
Ideology Communism
Political position Left-wing
International affiliation International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
Colours Red
National Assembly
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Website (archived)
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The Communist Party of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Комунистическа Партия на България, Komunisticeska Partija na Balgarija, KPB) is a communist party in Bulgaria, currently led by Aleksandar Paunov.

The party was founded in 1996 as the Communist Party.[1] Since 2001 it is part of the Coalition for Bulgaria, an alliance led by the Bulgarian Socialist Party. The party publishes the newspaper Rabotnicheski Vestnik.[1]

In the 2009 parliamentary election, the Coalition for Bulgaria received 17.7% of the popular vote and 40 out of 240 seats.