Estonian Centre Party

political party in Estonia

The Estonian Centre Party (Estonian: Eesti Keskerakond) is a centrist,[2] social-liberal, populist political party in Estonia. It is one of the two largest political parties in Estonia and currently has 26 seats in the Estonian Parliament.

Estonian Centre Party
Eesti Keskerakond
LeaderJüri Ratas
FounderEdgar Savisaar
Founded12 October 1991; 32 years ago (1991-10-12)
Split fromPopular Front of Estonia
HeadquartersNarva mnt. 31-M1, Tallinn 10120
NewspaperKesknädal
Youth wingEstonian Centre Party Youth
Membership (2021)Decrease 14,732[1]
Ideology
Political positionCentre-lefta[›]
European affiliationAlliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
European Parliament groupRenew Europe
Colours  Green
Riigikogu
16 / 101
Municipalities
247 / 1,717
European Parliament
1 / 7
Party flag
Website
keskerakond.ee

It is now part of the Government of Estonia led by Kaja Kallas.

The party is a member of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE).

References change

  1. "The list of the members: Eesti Keskerakond". e-business register. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  2. Andrejs Plakans (2011), A Concise History of the Baltic States, Cambridge University Press, p. 424