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Slovenia to hold a presidential election on Oct. 23

Jul. 20, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia will hold a presidential election on Oct. 23 to choose a successor to centrist President Borut Pahor, who has been in office for 10 years, authorities said Wednesday. If no candidate wins more than half of the ballots in the first round, a...

Center-left government takes over from populists in Slovenia

Jun. 01, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s parliament on Wednesday formally voted into office a new, center-left government, replacing a right-wing one that had pushed the moderate European Union nation toward populism. Lawmakers voted 53-28 for the Cabinet of Robert Golob, head of...

Slovenian lawmakers approve liberal-green leader as new PM

May. 25, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s parliament on Wednesday voted to appoint the leader of a liberal-green party that won last month’s election as the country’s new prime minister, replacing a right-wing populist. Lawmakers voted 54-30 for Robert Golob, head of the Freedom...

Slovenia names liberal leader Golob as PM designate

May. 23, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's president on Monday formally appointed the leader of a liberal-green party that won last month's election as the country's new prime minister designate. President Borut Pahor's announcement paves the way for the formation of a new government in...