Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Šarec submits his resignation after losing the parliamentary support of The Left party in November and calls for snap elections.
Miro Cerar announces his resignation as Prime Minister of Slovenia, due to the Supreme Court of Slovenia's annulment of the referendum that approved building a railway between Koper and Divača, a project which he calls "strategic".
Slovenian President Borut Pahor, winning nearly 53 percent of the vote (373,877), is reelected for a second term in the runoff between the top two candidates from the October, 22, 2017, poll. Marjan Šarec, the other candidate from the original field of nine, received 332,366 votes.
Voters in Slovenia go to the polls to elect their president. Opinion polls predict that the independent incumbent Borut Pahor will retain the largely ceremonial role despite being challenged by noted actor and comedian Marjan Šarec.
Eleven European and Balkan leaders meet about the migrant crisis at an emergency summit in Brussels, Belgium; Turkey did not attend. The Prime Minister of Slovenia says the EU will ‘start falling apart’ within weeks if the migrant crisis continues unchecked. Huge divisions remain among EU states over how to deal with the influx of hundreds of thousands of migrants.
Former Prime Minister Borut Pahor is elected President of Slovenia beating the incumbent President Danilo Türk in the second round of a presidential election after anti-austerity protests in the capital, Ljubljana, erupted in clashes that left 15 people injured.