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Election in Estonia: the Opposition is Online votes front

of Every four voters in Estonia voted by a Computer, these votes were counted on the fastest. The intermediate result indicates a change of power. The head of government Ratas hopes but still.

The day of the election in Estonia is terminated. For the determination of the 101 seats in the Parliament in Tallinn, close to a Million were called legitimate.

First part of the results indicate a loss of power for the incumbent government. After the evaluation of E-voting the members of the opposition reform party ahead in the polls: The liberal party comes up to 40 percent of the online votes cast, the election Commission.

centre party, the E-Voting weak

In second place is, therefore, the right-wing populist Estonian Conservative people's party (EKRE) with 13.5 percent of the mitregiere the conservative party Isamaa (12.6 percent). The left-leaning centre party of Prime Minister Jüri Ratas reached only 11.7 percent, her social democratic coalition partner to 11.4 percent. For the newly founded party of Estonia 200 5.5 percent of the Online voters voted.

On E-Voting took more than a quarter of the eligible part - a new record. You were able to 27. February your voice online delivered. In Estonia, it can be participated since 2005 over the Internet to a choice.

Estonia's Prime Minister Ratas hopes that his centre party to win.

head-to-head race expected

the evaluation of the remaining votes are likely to shift the balance of forces. The centre party was in the polls just ahead of the reform party, which was from 2005 to 2016 reigned and the Prime Minister. She has been through in the last few years, intra-party crisis with several changes at the top. With Kaja Kallas, the party is for the first time by a woman.

in the last election, with 8.1 per cent in the Parliament, collected right-wing populists of the Estonian Conservative people's party (EKRE) is a trusted third-party to be the strongest force. At their peak, a father and his son, Mart and Martin helmets. The two established parties have declared that they do not want to with the right-wing populists work together.

economic and social policy in the forefront

Ratas was initially left to the result of E-voting. There is no reason for concern, he said the Internet portal Delfi. Still was to early to have the end result to predict. The 40-Year-old has ruled with a coalition, in addition to his centre party, the social Democrats and the conservative Motherland party.

economic and social policy issues were at the forefront of the election campaign in the Baltic state, which was the last one caught by the huge money laundering scandal with the Estonian branch of Danske Bank a / s and two Doping cross-country skiers in the headlines.

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