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Elections in Estonia looks to be a shocker

Ekre, an abbreviation of the Estonian conservative government, was started in 2012 and is led by Mart Helme and his son, Martin Helme. The party gained 8 percen

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Elections in Estonia looks to be a shocker

Ekre, an abbreviation of the Estonian conservative government, was started in 2012 and is led by Mart Helme and his son, Martin Helme. The party gained 8 percent in the 2015 elections and in this year's election is expected this figure is doubled, and Ekre can thus become the country's third largest party.

Their nationalist and EU-sceptic rhetoric, however, has led to the other major parties have taken measurements and said that Ekre should not get inlytande in parliament, no matter how big they become, writes the New York Times.

Mart Helme, has, among other things, talked about ”negrers heads” as the ”empty wood” and in connection with the riots in the Swedish Husby 2013 said son Martin ”If you're black go back. I want Estonia to be a white country”, in a tv debate.

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the social-liberal Centre party, led by prime minister Jüri Discarded. They have traditionally had the greatest support among Estonia's ethnic russians, who constitute about a quarter of the country's 1.3 million inhabitants.

the Centre party was not really as the victor in the 2015 elections but took over power when Reformpartiets government collapsed the following year. Since november 2016 governing Centre party in a coalition with the social democrats and the conservative ”Alliance of Fatherland and Res Publica”.

It was the latter, the parties ' position in a vote of no confidence against the Reformpartiet and its then leader, Taavi Roivas, which led to the change of power.

led by the Jackdaw is Called and is expected to go a close match with the Centre party in the fight over who should become the largest party after Sunday's elections.

A poll from the Estonian public service company of ERR at the end of February showed that the Centre party would be the largest, with 28 per cent of the votes, Reformpartiet second with 24 per cent and Ekre third with 17 percent.

The Baltic Times refers, however, to another recent survey that tracks to Reformpartiet would be the largest with just over 26 per cent of the votes and the Centre party in second with 23.5 per cent. Also in this study may Ekre around 17 per cent of the votes.

A poll commissioned by the newspaper Postimees shows that the subject be given the highest priority among the voters is taxation.

around the 23-time Swedish time. When Dario Cavegn, editor at ERR, dumps the result, he believes that the Centre party will be the biggest, but to Reformpartiet will be included in the subsequent government coalition. He believes, however, that the negotiations between the two ”arch-rivals” will be difficult.

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