Igor Zorčič

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Igor Zorčič
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Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia
Assumed office
5 March 2020
Preceded by Dejan Židan
Member of the National Assembly of Slovenia
Assumed office
13 July 2014
Personal details
Born (1978-01-09) 9 January 1978 (age 43)
Brežice, SR Slovenia, Yugoslavia
(now Slovenia)
NationalitySlovenian
Political party Modern Centre Party
Alma mater University of Ljubljana

Igor Zorčič (born 9 January 1978 [1] ) is a Slovenian politician who has been Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia since 2020.

Biography

A lawyer by profession, Zorčič entered the Party of Miro Cerar in 2014 and was elected MP in 2014 and 2018. [1] Following the restructuring of the cabinet after the resignation of Marjan Šarec as the Prime Minister in January 2020, Zorčič got elected Speaker of the National Assembly on 5 March 2020. [2]

By the beginning of 2021, Zorčič left SMC. On 31 March 2021, SDS-led coalition tried to replace him as the Speaker of Assembly, but this attempt was unsuccessful. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Portal DZ - Poslanec". Dz-rs.si. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  2. G. C., A. K. K., Al. Ma. (2019-09-20). "Igor Zorčič izvoljen za predsednika državnega zbora". Rtvslo.Si. Retrieved 2020-06-09.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. https://balkaninsight.com/2021/03/31/failure-to-sack-speaker-boosts-slovenian-oppositions-election-hopes/
Preceded by
Dejan Židan
Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia
2020 –
Incumbent