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Article 465

Grounds for Scheduling New Elections

New elections shall be conducted:
1. where, upon conduct of elections of a mayor, a mayor is not elected in the second round;
2. in the cases provided for by Art. 452, Para. 7;
3. upon creation of a new municipality;
4. upon creation of a new mayoralty;
5. where the election of municipal councillors or mayors is declared invalid;
6. where the effecting of territorial and administrative changes of a relevant type lead to a change in the municipalities or the mayoralties, under the terms established by the Administrative And
Territorial Structure Of The Republic of Bulgaria Act;
7. (new - SG 39/16, in force from 26.05.2016) in the cases under Art. 27, Para 1 of the Local Government and Local Administration Act.