Politics

11 Jun 2018, 08:40 AM

Perhaps the best, and certainly most foul-mouthed, commentator on the Slovene political scene in English goes by the name Pengovsky, who published his analysis of the election results just before the weekend. 

07 Jun 2018, 11:36 AM

STA, 7 June 2018 - President Borut Pahor argues in an interview for Primorske novice, published before his post-election meeting today with the relative winner Janez Janša of the Democrats (SDS), that it would be more useful "and easier for everyone if the winner of the election is successful in his effort to form a government". 

05 Jun 2018, 20:21 PM

A case to explain Slovenian election system. 

05 Jun 2018, 09:30 AM

STA, 4 June 2018 - The general election reactions by some of Slovenia's leading commentators share the concern of major coalition building problems. While some are raising the prospect of a repeat election, the commentaries outline a wide array of different government scenarios. 

04 Jun 2018, 22:16 PM

Spoiler – he comes out in favour of Levica.

04 Jun 2018, 18:41 PM

Country goes right, Koper goes left. 

04 Jun 2018, 08:44 AM

STA, 4 June 2018 - Sunday's general election in Slovenia brought a clear win for the right-wing Democrats (SDS) along with a substantial fragmentation of the political landscape that heralds major coalition-building problems. Turnout after 99.7% of the votes counted is at 51.9%, 0.2 percentage points above the record low of 2014. 

01 Jun 2018, 23:38 PM

After the removal of Ljudmila Novak from the leadership of the NSi-Christian Democratic Party, the last strong female politician, Alenka Bratušek (SAB), now has a good chance to be ousted by a popular vote. If this happens, all of Slovenia’s leading politicians will be men , and nobody seems to mind.

01 Jun 2018, 15:55 PM

STA, 1 June 2018 - The market research agency Valicon is careful not to predict the winner of Sunday's election even after its latest public opinion poll, with its boss Andraž Zorko saying that the outcome will be partly decided on Saturday at picnics, family meetings and social networks. 

01 Jun 2018, 11:46 AM

STA, 1 June 2018 - Hate speech was one of the topics in the final debate of the election campaign broadcast by TV Slovenija last night with party leaders responding to the anti-hate protest rally held in Ljubljana earlier yesterday. 

01 Jun 2018, 09:35 AM

The dark prince or great white hope of Slovene politics. 

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