Estonian parliamentary election, 1992

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Estonian parliamentary election, 1992
Estonia
1990 ←
20 September 1992 → 1995

101 seats in the Riigikogu
51 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  MartLaar2007.jpg Sinijärv Riivo.IMG 3366.JPG Edgar Savisaar 2005.jpg
Leader Mart Laar Riivo Sinijärv Edgar Savisaar
Party Bloc "Fatherland" Bloc "Safe Home" Bloc "Popular Front"
Last election
Seats won 29 17 15
Seat change +29 +17 +15
Popular vote 100,828 62,329 56,124
Percentage 22.0% 13.6% 12.2%

Prime Minister of the Interim Government before election

Tiit Vähi

Elected Prime Minister

Mart Laar
Bloc "Fatherland"

Parliamentary elections were held in Estonia on 20 September 1992,[1] the first after regaining independence from the Soviet Union. The winners, a five-party alliance led by Mart Laar, formed the cabinet together with national-conservative Estonian National Independence Party and centrist Moderates alliance.

Results[edit]

Alliance Parties Votes % Seats
Bloc "Fatherland" Christian Democratic Party
Conservative People's Party
Christian Democratic Union
Republican Coalition Party
Liberal Democrat Party
100,828 22.0 29
Safe Home Coalition Party
Country People's Union
62,329 13.6 17
Popular Front Centre Party
Popular Front
Association of Estonian Nationalities
Union of Estonian Women
56,124 12.2 15
Moderates Social Democratic Party
Country Centre Party
44,577 9.7 12
Estonian National Independence Party 40,260 8.8 10
Independent Royalist Party 32,638 7.1 8
Estonian Citizen Party of the Estonian Republic
Society of Healthy Lifestyle of Noarootsi
31,553 6.9 8
Estonian Union of Pensioners 17,011 3.7 0
Farmers' Assembly 13,356 2.9 0
Greens Party of Estonian Greens
Estonian Green Movement
European Youth Forest Action
Green Maardu Association
Green Regiment
12,009 2.6 1
Estonian Entrepreneurs' Party 10,946 2.4 1
Left Option Democratic Labour Party 7,374 1.6 0
National Party of the Illegally Repressed 4,263 0.9 0
Handicapped Union 2,262 0.5 0
Mercy 1,852 0.4 0
The Democrats 744 0.2 0
Natural Law Party 368 0.1 0
Independents 19,753 4.3 0
Invalid/blank votes 9,381
Total 467,628 100 101
Registered voters/turnout 689,241 67.8
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p57 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7

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