1945 Bulgarian parliamentary election

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Parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria on 18 November 1945, the country's first to feature universal suffrage for women.wikipedia
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Parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria on 18 November 1945, the country's first to feature universal suffrage for women.

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