Former Slovenian Foreign Minister Anže Logar leads the presidential elections in the republic after counting 49.33% of the ballots. This is evidenced by the data of the country’s election commission .
Logar received 33.84% of the vote. In second place is the non-partisan candidate Natasha Pirc-Musar with 26.9% of the vote. She is followed by MEP , Social Democrats and Freedom Movement candidate Milan Brglez (15.73%) and Mayor of Kočevje municipality Vladimir Prebilić (10.34%).
On October 23, the next presidential elections are held in Slovenia. Polling stations in the republic opened at 07:00 local time (08:00 Moscow time) and closed at 19:00 (20:00 Moscow time). According to the election commission, the turnout was 42.05%.
In total, seven candidates are running for the presidency: former Foreign Minister, deputy from the Slovenian Democratic Party Anže Logar, lawyer Natasha Pirc-Musar, candidate from the Social Democrats and the Freedom Movement Milan Brglez, mayor of the municipality of Kočevje Vladimir Prebilic, gynecologist Sabina Sencar, representative of the political force “New Slovenia – Christian Democrats” Janez Ziegler-Kralj and MP from the “Left” party Miha Kordis.