|Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia|
5 March 2020
|Preceded by||Dejan Židan|
|Member of the National Assembly of Slovenia|
13 July 2014
|Born||9 January 1978|
Brežice, SR Slovenia, Yugoslavia
|Political party||Modern Centre Party|
|Alma mater||University of Ljubljana|
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A lawyer by profession, Zorčič entered the Party of Miro Cerar in 2014 and was elected MP in 2014 and 2018.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.
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.
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