Slovenia politics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Slovenia politics


'Instagram president' wins Slovenia runoff election

Nov 13, 2017 - 6:10 AM

Slovenia's internet-savvy President Borut Pahor wins a second term in a runoff vote that is marred by an abysmally low turnout

RUNOFF WINNER. Re-elected Slovenian President Borut Pahor addresses the media after after the release of the first results for the second round of the presidential elections in Ljubljana on November 12, 2017.  Jure Makovec/AFP

Slovenians to get right to oust mayors

Dec 16, 2016 - 10:09 PM

Signatures of 30 of a municipality s voters – or 10 for larger towns – are needed for a local referendum to be held Even if a majority votes to oust the mayor turnout has to reach at least 90 of those who had cast ballots when the mayor was originally elected

Slovenia court allows referendum on gay marriage

Oct 22, 2015 - 8:59 PM

The court s decision comes after parliament in March adopted a bill giving same sex couples the same marriage rights as heterosexual couples

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