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PUBLISHED  10:59 August 27, 2013

This article is part of 2014 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS

By New Europe Brussels team

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Estonia will elect 6 MEPs using the party list PR system The candidates fight nationally.

Country statistics

Population: 1.300.000

GDP/capita: 69 (EU28 = 100)

Growth (2012): 3.2

Unemployment: 8.0

2014 Election

Estonia is perhaps notable for the fact that the two largest party are both members of the same European political grouping, the liberal ELDR. Andrus Ansip’s Reform Party, the Centre Party, and the Estonian People’s Union – took a total of 66 seats in the 101 member parliament.

 

2009 Election

Electorate: 909,628 votes

Turnout: 43.9%

Results by number of MEPs, party (European political group) and vote share

2 – Estonian Centre Party (ALDE) 26.07%

1 – Indrek Tarand (other) 25.81%

1 – Estonian Reform Party (ALDE) 15.33%

1 – Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica (EPP) 12.22%

1 – Social Democratic Party (PES) 8.69%

 

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