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Slovenia Holds Parliamentary Elections on 13 June, 2014

July 18, 2014, 12:11 p.m.


Slovenia held general elections for 90 seats in the Slovenian National Assembly (Drzavni Zbor) on Sunday 13 July 2014. This election came after the resignation of Prime Minister Alenka BRATUSEK, in the aftermath of her losing the leadership battle for her party Positive Slovenia.[i] Subsequently, President Borut PAHOR dissolved Parliament and announced a snap election for 13 July 2014. Located in Central Europe, Slovenia has a population of 2,060,813 people, with approximately 1,714,476 registered voters.[ii] Preliminary results show center-left political newcomer Miro Cerar and his party, The Miro Cerar Party (SMC), as winning 34.61 percent of the vote.[iii][iv] Following is the center-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) with 20.67 percent.[v] Slovenia’s State Election Commission has counted 99.97 percent of the total votes and final results are due in the coming weeks.[vi]

 



[i] http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/01/us-slovenia-election-idUSKBN0EC1OS20140601



[ii] Statistical office of the Republic of Slovenia



[iii] http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28293264



[iv] http://volitve.gov.si/dz2014/en/



[v] http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28293264



[vi] http://volitve.gov.si/dz2014/en/




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