Social Democrats (Slovenia)

centre-left political party in Slovenia

The Social Democrats (Slovene: Socialni demokrati, Slovene abbreviation: SD) is a centre-left[1][2] political party in Slovenia, currently led by Dejan Židan. From 1993 until 2005, the party was known as the United List of Social Democrats (Slovene: Združena lista socialnih demokratov, Slovene abbreviation: ZLSD, pronounced [zələsəˈdə́]).[3] Since 13 September 2018, the Social Democrats have been a coalition partner in the Šarec government.


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  2. "Slovenia", Freedom in the World 2009, Freedom House, archived from the original on 24 December 2013, retrieved 17 March 2012
  3. "Slovenski pravopis 2001: ZLSD".

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