Slovenia

Electoral system*: Proportional representation (open lists)

Threshold*: political parties – 4%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 16

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Legislated quota (35%)

Percentage of women candidates*: 44%

Percentage of women elected*: 24,4%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 5,6%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 52,6%

(Parliamentary Elections, 3 June 2018)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates or by postal voting


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

State Election Commission

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Slovenia


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018