Estonia has begun the General election. In the Baltic EU and Nato country 1099 candidates are competing for the 101 seats in the people’s representation in the Riigikogu.

choice of 10 political parties, none of which the absolute majority are likely to achieve. In the election campaign was dominated by economic and social policy issues. First results are expected in on Monday night.

According to polls, a head-to-head race between the left-of-center party of the head of government Jüri Ratas and the opposition liberal reform party. Significant gains could also be achieved by the right-wing populist Estonian Conservative people’s party (EKRE). Of your to Cut off the possible coalitions are likely to depend on the choice. If the Director can keep the ruling Alliance in Power, is questionable.

dpa