IFES

Oct. 23, 2022 Confirmed

Slovenia

Republic of Slovenia

Election for President

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At Stake in this Election:        

  • The Office of the President of the Republic of Slovenia 

Government Structure: 

  • Chief of State: President Borut PAHOR 

  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Robert GOLOB 

  • Assembly: Bicameral Parliament with a 90-member National Assembly and a 40-member National Council 

Electoral System: 

  • The President is directly elected by universal adult suffrage for a term of five years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms. The election is held in a two-round system, where if no candidate receives a majority of the vote, the top two candidates compete in a run-off. 

  • The Prime Minister is nominated by the President and elected by a simple majority of the National Assembly. 

  • The 90 members of the National Assembly are elected to a four-year term. 88 are elected by all citizens using proportional representation, while the other two are elected by voters registered as Hungarian or Italian.  

  • The 40 members of the National Council are elected to a five-year term. They are not elected by the people but appointed to represent interest groups. It consists of 22 representatives of local interests, 6 representatives of non-commercial activities, 4 representatives of employers, 4 of employees, 4 representatives of farmers, crafts, trades and independent professionals. 

Main Candidates in this Election:  

  • Anže LOGAR 

  • Party: Slovenian Democratic Party 

  • Nataša PIRC MUSAR 

  • Party: Independent 

  • Vladimir PREBILIČ 

  • Party: Independent 

  • Milan BRGLEZ 

  • Party: Social Democrats and Freedom Party 

  • Janez CIGLER KRALJ 

  • Party: New Slovenia – Christian Democrats 

  • Miha KORDIŠ 

  • Party: The Left 

  • Sabina SENČAR 

  • Party: Resni.ca 

Population and Registered Voters: 

  • Population: 2,101,208 (2022 est.)1 

  • Registered Voters: 1,695,796 (2022)2 

Gender Data: 

  • Female Population: 1,053,204 (2022 est.)3 

  • Is Slovenia a signatory to CEDAW: No 

  • Has Slovenia ratified CEDAW: Yes (Succession) (06 Jul 1992)

  • Gender Quota: Yes, each candidate list must have at least 35% of each gender.

  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes 

  • Number of Female Legislators (pre-election): 36 out of 90 in the National Assembly (40%); 4 out of 40 in the National Council (10%)6 

  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: Rank 23 at 0.918 (2022)

  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low at 0.0037 (2014)

Disability Data: 

  • Is Slovenia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 Mar 2007)9 

  • Has Slovenia ratified CRPD: Yes (24 Apr 2008)10 

IFES Resources

  • Does IFES have a presence in Slovenia: No  

  

1. https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/slovenia/#people-and-society

2. https://www.idea.int/data-tools/country-view/264/40

3. https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/slovenia/#people-and-society 

4. https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/TreatyBodyExternal/Treaty.aspx?Treaty=CEDAW&Lang=en

5. https://www.idea.int/data-tools/data/gender-quotas/country-view/264/35 

6. https://data.ipu.org/women-ranking?month=9&year=2022 

7. https://hdr.undp.org/data-center/specific-country-data#/countries/SVN 

8. https://www.genderindex.org/country/slovenia-2014-results/

9. https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/TreatyBodyExternal/Treaty.aspx?Treaty=CEDAW&Lang=en

10. https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/TreatyBodyExternal/Treaty.aspx?Treaty=CEDAW&Lang=en