Liberal Democracy of Slovenia

The Liberal Democracy of Slovenia (LDS ) ( Slow Liberalna Demokracija Slovenije ) is a political party in Slovenia. She is a member of Liberal International. Chairman since May 16, 2013 Anton Anderlič.

The party presented, with a brief interruption from 1992 to 2004, Prime Minister. She pursued a moderate centrist or left- centrist course.


The LDS has emerged in 1990 from the Socialist Youth Association ( ZSMS ).

In 1990, Slavoj Žižek presidential candidate of the LDS. My many years as chairman from 1992 to 2002, Janez Drnovšek, in 2002 the President of Slovenia.

In the parliamentary elections in 2004, she suffered under the leadership of Anton Rop, the then prime minister of Slovenia, considerable losses and walked away with 23 seats ( 22.8 %) in the Slovenian National Assembly ( Državni zbor ) into opposition. On 15 October 2005, Jelko Kacin party chairman, but in which the crisis of the party could not turn away. Some key members, including six MPs, left the LDS and founded a new party Zare ( meaning: " really, seriously ").

In the parliamentary elections of 4 December 2011, the party won only one voting share of 1.48 % and thus missed the 4 % threshold for a place in the National Assembly.