Almost 140 000 people have cast their vote in the national contest for Mayor of the Year
Dr. Atanas Kambitov has been the mayor of Blagoevgrad Municipality since 2011. In 2015, he won the local municipal elections for the second time. He was born on 30 April 1967 in Blagoevgrad. By profession, he is a doctor of medicine with specialization in Skin and Venereal Diseases. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from the University of National and World Economy. He was a municipal councillor from 18.09.2007 to 14.07.2009 in Blagoevgrad, and was elected member of the 41st National Assembly (14.07.2009 to 04.11.2011). At that time, he was a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Forests. Among the drafts, submitted by him, are drafts of acts to amend and supplement the Hunting and Game Preservation Act, drafts of acts to amend and supplement the Municipal Budgets Act, drafts of acts to amend and supplement the Constitution, as well as a draft of the Electoral Code.