CEA Talk

Porčnik: Political turn in Slovenia

May 05, 2022 Central European Affairs Magazine Season 2 Episode 6
CEA Talk
Porčnik: Political turn in Slovenia
Show Notes

Tanja Porcnik, the President of the Slovenian Visio Institute talks to Zoltan Kesz about the Slovenian elections. On April 24, a parliamentary election took place in the country. The results reflected a clear message from voters that the government needs to change. The ruling party led by Janez Jansa lost to a completely new party led by Robert Golob. Did Jansa's good relationship with Hungarian PM Orban play a role in the election? How did the pandemic play a role in his defeat? What led to the defeat of Jansa? What can we ecpect from the new government? Ms Porcnik gives an answer to all these questions.