- Election of the deputies from Republic of Slovenia to the European
Parliament Act (ZVPEP, Official Gazette of RS, No. 96/02)
- Law on elections to the National Assembly (Off. Gazette of RS, No. 44/92,
- Voting right register act (ZEVP, Off. Gazette of RS, No. 52/02)
- Law on election campaigns (ZVolk, Off. Gazette of RS, No. 627/94,
|Proportional representation with preference voting.
|Deadline for registration:
The List of the Candidates must be submitted to the Republic Electoral
Commission at least 30 days prior to the day of ballot.
Nomination of the candidates: Candidates may be nominated
by political parties (according to their rules) and by voters. A political
party can submit a list of candidates if it is supported by signatures of at
least 4 members of the National Assembly or at least 1000 voters. If nominated
by voters, the list of candidates must be supported by signatures of at least
For the candidates who are not Slovenian citizens a declaration of the
candidate must be attached to the list, which, states his/her citizenship and
address of his/her permanent residence in Slovenia and that he/she does not
stand as a candidate in elections to the EP in any other member state of the
EU; other statements or guarantees are not required.
|Incompatibilities: The deputy of the EP
must not be a member of the National Assembly and must not carry out executive
functions in the local community. Further, the deputy must not carry out
functions and activities, which must not be carried out by a member of the
|Other elections on the same day:
|The count begins:
|Right to vote: Each citizen of RS and
citizen of EU with permanent residence in RS, who has attained the age of 18
years by the day of the election and is not suffering from mental disorder have
the right to vote pursuant to the universal and equal suffrage by secret
|Right to stand for election: Each
Slovenian citizen and citizen of EU with permanent residence in RS, who has
attained the age of 18 years by the day of the election and is not suffering
from mental disorder, have the right to stand as candidate;
|Funding: Election campaign shall be
financed according to the regulations on financing political parties. The
organiser of the campaign shall open a transaction account “for the election
campaign” at least 45 days prior to the elections. The organiser shall deposit
all funds intended or donated by legal entities or private individuals to
finance the election campaign to this account. All costs of the campaign shall
be covered exclusively from this account. Account shall be closed at least
within 3 months after Election Day. The organiser of the campaign shall submit
a full report on all expenses pertaining to the campaign to the National
Assembly at least within 3 months after Election Day. If organiser is not a
political party, the report shall include information on all assets collected
for the election campaign, and other information, which a political party must,
according to the law, give in its annual financial report. An organiser who is
not a political party shall donate any surplus in the collected funds to
|Reimbursement of the
expenses: Organiser of the campaign may spend a maximum of 60 tolars
per voter. Organiser of campaigns whose candidates were given mandates as
deputies shall hold the right to reimbursement of election costs at 60 tolars
per vote received, these costs shall not exceed the amounts of the funds used.
The right to the reimbursement of part of the expenses shall also be held by
the organiser whose list gained alt least 2%of total number of votes cast in
the state – amounting 30 tolars per vote gained. Revised amounts shall be
determined by the National Assembly each time elections are called.
|Official campaign starting date: An
election campaign may begin no more than 30 days before the Election Day and
shall end at least 24 hours before the election.
- Public media shall determine and make public their rules (size, conditions
and publicity methods) for use of programme time or newspaper space for
presenting the candidates, political parties and their programmes, at least 45
day prior to the Election Day.
- These rules shall ensure the equal rights of candidates and political
parties and others to present themselves.
- Public media shall not publish political propaganda information without
giving the name of the client. All propaganda material (bulletins, pamphlets,
posters,….), in addition to the name of the publisher, also must have (give)
the name of the client. Gluing and positioning posters with an election
propaganda messages shall be allowed at sites determined by municipality, which
shall ensures all organisers equality at these sites.
|Opinion polls: No public opinion polls
on candidates, lists of candidates or parties shall be published in the seven
day prior to elections. If the survey is published during the campaign, the
analysts involved, their polling methods and the name of the person whom
commissioned the poll shall be given.
Law on election campaign also regulates penalties if the law is violated
(from gluing posters, publishing information during the prohibited time,
publishing propaganda messages without stating the name of the client, not
submitting the financial report,...).