2021 Local Government Elections

Center Party restores its majority in Narva city council

14.12.20 NEWS ... Previously ousted Mayor of Narva Aleksei Jevgrafov, along with 13 other members of the Kodulinn Narva ("Hometown Narva") political group in Narva have joined the Center Party, restoring the party's power in the city after an attempted power shift by opposition group Meie Narva ("Our Narva").

Electoral Committee: Face verification idea not bad, but expensive

23.11.20 NEWS ... The chairman of the National Electoral Committee Oliver Kask does not consider the idea proposed by IT minister Raul Siem (EKRE) to use face identification for electronic voter verification a bad one, but it would make the system much more expensive. Kask said a mobile phone voting option would be cheaper.

Pohlak: Democracy should not be put on standby because of difficult times

18.11.20 NEWS ... Chairman of the Conservative People's Party (EKRE) Riigikogu faction Siim Pohlak said on the "Otse uudistemajast" webcast that even though Estonia is looking at difficult times because of the coronavirus and economic crises, democracy should not be put on standby and the marriage referendum should definitely go ahead.

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