Comparison of Radical Right-Wing Parties in Bulgaria and Romania: The National Movement of Ataka and the Great Romania Party

Markéta Smrčková

Abstrakt


This paper focuses on a comparison of two radical right-wing parties, Ataka and the Great Romania Party, their positions in the national party system, and their relationships with the governing parties as well as with other national right-wing parties. In this essay the party programmes, electorate, attitude to minorities, and degree of nationalism will be compared. Another important part of this paper is comparison of the election results of these parties and their chances of remaining in the national parliaments (and thus becoming a crucial part of party system). All the details mentioned above will be analyzed against the background of theories of radical right-wing parties.

Bibliografická citace

Smrčková, M. (2009). Comparison of Radical Right-Wing Parties in Bulgaria and Romania: The National Movement of Ataka and the Great Romania Party. Středoevropské politické studie, 11(1), 48-65. Získáno z https://journals.muni.cz/cepsr/article/view/4441

Klíčová slova

Bulgaria; Minorities; Nationalism; Party systems; Populism; Radical right-wing parties; Romania; Xenophobia;

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Election results
Romania
The results of parliamentary elections 1992:
http://www2.essex.ac.uk/elect/database/indexElections.asp?country=ROMANIA&election=ro92cd.
The results of parliamentary elections 1996: http://www.kappa.ro/guv/bec/v-dep-e.html.
The results of presidential elections 1996: http://www.kappa.ro/guv/bec/r-prs-e.html.
The results of parliamentary elections 2000:
http://www2.essex.ac.uk/elect/database/indexElections.asp?country=ROMANIA&election=ro20cd.
The results of presidential elections 2000:
http://www2.essex.ac.uk/elect/database/indexElections.asp?country=ROMANIA&election=ro2000presidential.
The results of parliamentary elections 2004: http://www.bec2004.ro/rezultate.htm.
The results of presidential elections 2004: http://www.bec2004.ro/documente/rezultate.htm.
The results of elections to EP 2007: www.bec2007pe.ro/rezultate.html.
The results of parliamentary elections 2008: http://www.becparlamentare2008.ro/rezultate.html.

Bulgaria
The results of parliamentary elections 2005: http://www.geocities.com/izbori2005/;
http://psephos.adam-carr.net/ countries/b/bulgaria/bulgaria2005.txt.
The results of presidential elections 2006: http://www.izbori2006.org/results_2/index.html.
The results of elections to EP 2007: http://www.izbori2007.eu/results/ [available to 1. 3. 2008];
http://www.electoralgeography.com/new/en/countries/b/bulgaria/2007-european-elections-bulgaria.html.

Unless otherwise indicated, the elections results are available to March 2009.



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