ElectionGudie

Oct. 22, 2017 Confirmed

Slovenia

Republic of Slovenia

Election for President

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Slovenia: Presidential Election, October 22, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Slovenia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Borut PAHOR (since 22 December 2012)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Miro CERAR (since 18 September 2014)
  • Assembly: Bicameral Parliament consisting of the National Council (Drzavni Svet) with 40 seats and the National Assembly (Drzavni Zbor) with 90 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is directly elected by an absolute majority popular vote, in 2 rounds if needed, for a 5-year term.

Last Election:

  • The last presidential election in Slovenia occurred in 2012. Borut PAHOR was elected with 67.44% of the vote.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Borut PAHOR
    • Independent
  • Marjan ŠAREC
    • Independent
  • Boris POPOVIC
    • Slovenia is Ours / Slovenija je naša
  • Ljudmila NOVAK
    • New Slovenia / Nova Slovenija
  • Maja Makovec BRENCIC
    • Modern Center Party / Stranka modernega centra
  • Romana TOMC
    • Slovenian Democratic Party / Slovenska demokratska stranka
  • Angelca LIKOVIC
    • Voice for Children and Families / Glas za otroke in družine
  • Suzana Lara KRAUSE
    • Slovenian People’s Party / Slovenska ljudska stranka
  • Andrej SISKO
    • Zedinjena Slovenja

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 1,972,126
  • Registered Voters: 1,713,067 (2014)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 1,011,347
  • Is Slovenia a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Slovenia ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (6 July 1992)
  • Gender Quota: Yes
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 36
  • Human Development Index Position: 25
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low

Disability Data:

  • Is Slovenia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Slovenia ratified CRPD: Yes (24 April 2008)
  • Population with a disability: 297,512