Dnevnik: Vox populi - Milan Kučan Still in the Lead
Ljubljana, 26 July - PRESS/SLOVENIA/DNEVNIK
After a long time the list of the 22 most popular politicians compiled by Ninamedia agency for the newspaper Dnevnik saw a real turnover. President Milan Kučan remains firmly in the lead, but Premier Janez Drnovšek was pushed to third place by Speaker Janez Podobnik. After a long time, Social Democrats leader Janez Janša saw his popularity rise, bringing him to seventh place, while Ljubljana mayor Dimitrij Rupel was the biggest looser as he plunged to 20th place. Christian Democrats leader Lojze Peterle and parliament member Ivo Hvalica (SDS) left the list.