Estonian Prime Minister Kai Kallas’ party wins the election with a record result

According to the final results of the elections in Estonia, the Reform Party of Prime Minister Kai Kallas won the parliamentary elections, winning 37 seats in the Riigikogu.

According to the 100% vote count, the Reform Party received 31.2% of the vote, or 37 seats. This is three seats more than in the previous composition of the Riigikogu.

According to the Europe elects portal, Kaja Kallas got the most votes at Estonia’s national parliamentary elections than any other politician in the country since the fall of the Soviet Union. She broke the record of Edgar Savisaar.

“It seems that the voters have spoken. If I saw this screen correctly, we did a good job,” said Kaja Kallas, leader of the Reform Party, in her victory speech. “I want to thank all the voters. I thank you for this trust, I thank you for being able to lead the government for two years, and I really thank you for the votes you gave,” Kallas said.

The Estonian Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) received 16.1% of the vote, which means 17 seats in the Riigikogu, or two fewer than in the previous composition.

Martin Helme, the leader of the political party, questioned the results of the electronic voting. He said that the results of the vote show that the party is firmly in the opposition.”I don’t see any other option for this composition,” Helme said.

In third place was the Center Party, which received 15.3% of the vote. This means 16 seats for the party, or 10 fewer than in the previous Riigikogu.

The Eesti 200 party, which entered the Riigikogu for the first time, received 13.3% of the vote, or 14 seats.

The Social Democratic Party received 9.3% of the vote, giving it nine seats in the Riigikogu. This is one less mandate than in the previous composition.

“Vitchyzna received 8.2% of the vote, or eight seats, which is four fewer than in the 2019 parliamentary elections.

Below the threshold were the Right Party with 2.4% of the vote, the United Left Party of Estonia with 2.3%, and the Greens with 1%.

A total of 615,009 voters cast their ballots, of which 301,495 were by paper ballot and 313,514 were by electronic ballot.

According to these election results, it is difficult to imagine a government that would not be formed by the Reform Party.

“The Reform Party could form a 53-seat coalition with the Center Party or a 60-seat so-called liberal alliance with Estonia 200 and the Social Democrats.

There is also a possibility that the current government coalition, i.e., the Reform Party, the SDE, and the Fatherland, which won 54 seats, will remain in place.

It should be noted that before the results of the electronic voting were made public, the Eurosceptic and right-wing EKRE was leading the vote count by a significant margin, and its victory carried certain risks for Ukraine.

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