- Bicameral parliament
- Chamber name: National Assembly (Drzavni Zbor)
- Members (lower house): 90
- Term: 4 years
- Constituencies: 8 electoral units each divided into 11 single-seat constituencies (88 seats in all); special constituencies for two members, representing the Hungarian and Italian minorities.
- Voting system: Proportional representation using the simple quotient and the preferential system with a threshold of a 4 per cent for 88 members (simple majority preferential vote for the two Deputies representing the Italian and Hungarian communities). Regarding party lists, each sex must be represented by at least 35 per cent of the total number of candidates on the list (a temporary provision set a 25-per-cent quota applicable to both male and female candidates for the first elections held in 2008). Lists containing only three candidates must have at least one male and one female candidate. Each voter votes for a party-list or an individual candidate with indication of his/her choice among the candidates. Seats are distributed on a proportional basis. Remaining seats are distributed at the national level using the d'Hondt method, with Deputies being selected from those lists which have the highest remainders.
- Voter requirements: 18 years of age; Slovene citizenship.
- Voting is not compulsory.
Election results 2011, main parties. Electoral Districts
Inter-Parliamentary Union, PARLINE database on national parliaments
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Fink-Hafner, D. 2009. Slovenia. European Journal of Political Research. Vol. 48(7-8), 1106-1113.
Ministry of Public Administration: election results 2011.