2000 Slovenian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Slovenia on 15 October 2000.[1] The result was a victory for Liberal Democracy of Slovenia, which won 34 of the 90 seats. Following the election, Liberal Democracy leader Janez Drnovšek returned to the post of Prime Minister.

2000 Slovenian parliamentary election
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All 90 seats in the National Assembly
46 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats +/–
LDS Janez Drnovšek 36.26% 34 +9
SDS Janez Janša 15.81% 14 -2
ZLSD Borut Pahor 12.08% 11 +2
SLSSKD Franc Zagožen 9.54% 9 -20
NSi Andrej Bajuk 8.66% 8 +8
DeSUS Janko Kušar 5.17% 4 -1
SNS Zmago Jelinčič 4.39% 4 +4
SMS–Zeleni 4.34% 4 +4
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Janez Drnovsek crop.jpg Janez Drnovšek
Janez Drnovšek
Janez Drnovsek crop.jpg


Liberal Democracy of Slovenia390,30636.2634+9
Slovenian Democratic Party170,22815.8114–2
United List of Social Democrats130,07912.0811+2
Slovenian People's PartySlovene Christian Democrats102,6919.549–20
New Slovenia93,2478.668New
Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia55,6345.174–1
Slovenian National Party47,2144.3940
Youth Party of Slovenia46,6744.344New
Greens of Slovenia9,6910.9000
Democratic Party of Slovenia8,0790.7500
New Party6,3380.5900
Voice of Slovenian Women4,7450.440New
Forward Slovenia3,3000.3100
Party of Democratic Action3,2080.300New
Communist Party of Slovenia1,9450.1800
Regional Party of Styria7320.070New
Minority representatives20
Valid votes1,076,52096.69
Invalid/blank votes36,9043.31
Total votes1,113,424100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,588,52870.09
Source: DVK