Slovenian presidential election, 2002

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Slovenian presidential election, 2002
Slovenia
1997 ←
10 November and 1 December 2002
→ 2007

  Janez Drnovsek.jpg Barbara Brezigar 2011.jpg
Nominee Janez Drnovšek Barbara Brezigar
Party LDS Independent
Popular vote 586,263 449,995
Percentage 56.58% 43.42%

President before election

Milan Kučan
Independent

Elected President

Janez Drnovšek
LDS

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Presidential elections were held in Slovenia in 2002. The first round was held on 10 November, with a run-off held on 1 December after no candidate passed the 50% threshold in the first round. The result was a victory for Janez Drnovšek, who won 56/6% of the vote in the second round. Voter turnout was 72.04% in the first round and 65.24% in the second.[1]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Janez Drnovšek Liberal Democracy of Slovenia 508,114 44.39 586,263 56.58
Barbara Brezigar Independent 352,520 30.80 449,995 43.42
Zmago Jelinčič Plemeniti Slovenian National Party 97,178 8.49
France Arhar Independent 86,836 7.59
France Bučar Independent 37,069 3.24
Lev Kreft United List of Social Democrats 25,715 2.25
Anton Bebler Democratic Party of Pensioners of Slovenia 21,165 1.85
Gorazd Drevenšek 9,791 0.86
Jure Jurček Cekuta Independent 6,184 0.54
Invalid/blank votes 15,209 - 14,275 -
Total 1,159,781 100 1,050,533 100
Source: European Elections Database

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