European Parliament election, 2009 (Slovenia)

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Slovenia European Parliament election, 2009
Slovenia
2004 ←
7 June 2009
→ 2014

7 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 28.36 %
  First party Second party Third party
  Milan Zver 2011 2011 Lojze Peterle
Leader Milan Zver Zoran Thaler Lojze Peterle
Party SDS SD [[NSi|{{Template: NSi/meta/shortname}}]]
Alliance EPP PES EPP
Last election 17.65 % 14.65 % 23.75 %
Seats before 2 1 2
Seats after 2 + 1 2 2
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 1 Steady 0
Popular vote 123.369 85.402 76.497
Percentage 26.66 % 18.43% 16.58 %
Swing Increase 9.01 % Increase 3.78 % Decrease 7.17 %

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Jelko Kacin 2013.jpg Ivo Vajgl 2011
Leader Jelko Kacin Ivo Vajgl
Party LDS [[Zares|{{Template: Zares/meta/shortname}}]]
Alliance ALDE ALDE
Last election 21.91 % New party
Seats before 2 0
Seats after 1 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 1
Popular vote 53.212 45.237
Percentage 11.48 % 9.76 %
Swing Decrease 10.43 % Increase 9.76 %


The European Parliament election of 2009 in Slovenia was the election of the delegation from Slovenia to the European Parliament in 2009.

Candidates[edit]

Political Party Candidate Candidate Candidate Candidate Candidate Candidate Candidate
Christian Socialists of Slovenia (KSS) Maruša Benkič Nedeljo Dabič Gabrijela Čevnik Valentina Stopar Srečko Prislan Nina Plahutnik Suhadolnik Andrej Magajna
Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia (DeSUS) Karl Erjavec Marija Gjerkeš Dugonik Drago Mirošič Andrejka Majhen Joško Godec Silva Savšek Avgust Heričko
Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (LDS) Jelko Kacin Mirjam Muženič Slavko Ziherl Sonja Kralj Bervar Borut Cink Darja Mohorič Aleš Gulič
New Slovenia (NSi) Lojze Peterle Ljudmila Novak Mojca Kucler Dolinar Anton Kokalj Alenka Šverc Klemen Žumer Ksenija Kraševec
Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) Milan Zver Romana Jordan Cizelj Zofija Mazej Kukovič Dragutin Mate Mirko Zamernik Katja Koren Miklavec Anže Logar
Slovenian National Party (SNS) Sergej Čas Barbara Jerman Nina Mavrin Donja Hudoklin Aleš Bandur Janja Čas Matej Ivanuša
Slovenian People's Party (SLS) Ivan Žagar Marta Ciraj Marjan Senjur Nada Skuk Ciril Smrkolj Marija Ribič Janez Podobnik
Social Democrats (SD) Zoran Thaler Tanja Fajon Andrej Horvat Mojca Kleva Lev Kreft Karmen Pahor Andreja Katič
United Greens Vlado Čuš Lucija Mozetič Mihael Jarc Teja Dumenčić Franc Černagoj Tomaž Ogrin Tamara Galun
Youth Party of Slovenia (SMS) Darko Krajnc Nataša Lorber Katja Grabnar Idris Fadul Peter Janeš Maja Kovač Miha Jazbinšek
Zares Ivo Vajgl Felicita Medved Roman Jakič Bernarda Jeklin Peter Česnik Cveta Zalokar Matej Lahovnik
Independent List for the Rights of Patients Marko Šidjanin Tadeja Cankar Davanzo Andraž Košir Tina Jakopin

Opinion polls[edit]

Source Date SDS SD LDS DeSUS NSi Zares SNS SLS NLPD SMS
Mediana May 11–13 19.5% (2) 17.4% (2) 12.7% (1) 11.7% (1) 10.2% (1) 8.6% 3.4% 1.3% 2.2% N/A
Delo May 12–14 21% (2) 16% (2) 12% (1) 5.5% 10% (1) 11% (1) 4% 4% N/A 4%
Delo May 21–22 20% (2) 15% (1) 9% (1) 9% (1) 10% (1) 11% (1) 2% 2% N/A 2%
Zurnal May 28 28% (3) 24% (2) 7% 6% 10% (1) 12% (1) 4% 4% N/A N/A
Delo May 27–28 22% (2) 16% (2) 8% (1) 7% 9% (1) 13% (1) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mediana May 25–27 20.6% (2) 15.9% (1) 8.3% (1) 11.1% (1) 11.3% (1) 8% 3.4% 1.9% 1.2% 0.4%

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Slovenia's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
Democratic Party (SDS) EPP Milan Zver 123,369 26.66 Increase 9.01
2 / 7
0 Steady
3 / 8
1 Increase
Social Democrats (SD) PES Zoran Thaler 85,402 18.43 Increase 4.28
2 / 7
1 Increase
2 / 8
0 Steady
New Slovenia (NSi) EPP Lojze Peterle 76,497 16.58 Decrease 6.99
1 / 7
1 Decrease
1 / 8
0 Steady
Liberal Democracy (LDS) ELDR Jelko Kacin 53,212 11.48 Decrease 10.63
1 / 7
1 Decrease
1 / 8
0 Steady
Zares – New Politics (ZARES) ELDR Ivo Vajgl 45,237 9.76 New Party
1 / 7
1 Increase
1 / 8
0 Steady
Democratic Party of Pensioners (DeSUS) None Karl Erjavec 33,291 7.18 Decrease 10.63 (With LDS)
0 / 7
0 Steady
0 / 8
0 Steady
People's Party (SLS) EPP Ivan Žagar 16,599 3.58 Decrease 4.83
0 / 7
0 Steady
0 / 8
0 Steady
National Party (SNS) None Sergej Čas 13,227 2.85 Decrease 2.17
0 / 7
0 Steady
0 / 8
0 Steady
Youth Party (SMS) EGP Darko Kranjc 9,093 1.96 Decrease 0.34
0 / 7
0 Steady
0 / 8
0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 6,972
0 / 7
0 Steady
0 / 8
0 Steady
Valid votes 463,472
Blank and invalid votes 18,586
Totals 482,058 100.00
7 / 7
0 Steady
8 / 8
1 Increase
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 1,699,755 28.36
Source: Volitve.gov.si

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