Analysis & Implications of the Upcoming Parliamentary Vote
April 19, 2022
Slovenia will hold much-anticipated parliamentary elections this weekend; a crucial vote that will redraw the country’s political landscape for the next legislative term. The parliamentary vote on Sunday signifies a tough electoral challenge for the ruling SDS party of Prime Minister Janez Janša, which is polling neck-and-neck with the Freedom Movement, an emerging green party led by former state energy executive Robert Golob, whose popularity has skyrocketed in recent months.
With both SDS and Golob’s Freedom Movement in with a chance of winning Sunday’s vote, Aretera provides further insight into the Slovenian political landscape, the factors shaping the election campaign, as well as into the likely post-election scenarios.