Ilko Stoyanov

The Mayor of Blagoevgrad, Ilko Stoyanov has a master’s degree in law, National Security and Healthcare Management. On top of that, he also has over ten years of experience in government, serving two terms in the local council. He is a big proponent for increased direct democracy through referendums with continuous public participation in the decision-making process on a local level.

Ilko Stoyanov’s inauguration for Mayor of Blagoevgrad was on 14 July 2021, after the second round of voting in the runoff election in the municipality.

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