LDS, SNS Voted Out after Almost 20 Years

Ljubljana, 4 December - Two very different mainstays of the Slovenian political scene will bid parliament farewell after nearly 20 years, the Liberal Democrats (LDS), once the biggest party and the leader of four governments, and the right-wing National Party (SNS), the perennial outsiders.

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President of the Zares party Gregor Golobic following the results of the 2011 general election.
Photo: Nada Mihajlovic/STA

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Head of the National Party (SNS) Zmago Jelincic waiting for the results of the 2011 general election.
Photo: Nada Mihajlovic/STA

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Members of the Zares party following the results of the 2011 general election.
Photo: Nada Mihajlovic/STA

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Members of the Zares party following the results of the 2011 general election.
Photo: Nada Mihajlovic/STA

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Members of the National Party (SNS) Zmago Jelincic waiting for the results of the 2011 general election.
Photo: Nada Mihajlovic/STA

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LibDems waiting for the results of the 2011 general election.
Photo: Nada Mihajlovic/STA

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