2019 European Parliament election in Estonia

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Reports, analyses and information on the electoral campaign and the aftermath of the European Parliament election held in Estonia on 26 May 2019.

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The country's President declared the elections to the European Parliament on 22 February 2019. As at the day when the elections were declared, seven Members of the European Parliament were set to be elected from Estonia (pending the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union).

The campaign for this election was launched in the aftermath of a parliamentary election which registered the emergence of the far-right EKRE party, EKRE. This political force was expected to also make gains in the election for the European Parliament.

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Commentary and Analysis
Poll of Polls: EP2019 in Estonia https://pollofpolls.eu/EE/75/ep2019-in-estonia
Wikipedia: 2019 European Parliament election in Estonia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_European_Parliament_election_in_Estonia
ECFR: Commentary, 15/04/2019: Pioneer and far: Estonia’s European ambitions https://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_pioneer_and_far_estonias_european_ambitions

News
ERR News: Tag: 2019 European Elections https://news.err.ee/k/2019-european-elections
Politico, 30/04/2019: Estonia joins the far-right club https://www.politico.eu/article/estonia-tallinn-joins-the-far-right-club-martin-helme-mart-helme-kersti-kaljulaid-populism/
EurActiv, 14/05/2019: Le Pen’s pro-Kremlin stance creates friction with Estonian populist hosts https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-elections-2019/news/le-pens-pro-kremlin-stance-creates-friction-with-estonian-populist-hosts/
ERR News, 14/05/2019: French National Rally leader Marine Le Pen arrives in Estonia https://news.err.ee/939363/french-national-rally-leader-marine-le-pen-arrives-in-estonia
EurActiv, 16/05/2019: Estonian President hits out at ‘white supremacist’ display with Le Pen https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-elections-2019/news/estonian-president-hits-out-at-white-supremacist-display-with-le-pen/

Official
Estonian National Electoral Committee: European Parliament 2019 https://www.valimised.ee/en/ep2019/standing-candidate-2019-european-parliament-elections

ESO Records
European Parliament elections, 23-26 May 2019 https://www.europeansources.info/record/european-parliament-elections-23-26-may-2019/

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