Electoral system*: Proportional representation (open lists)

Threshold*: political parties – 5%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 21

Quota type: No

Percentage of women candidates*: 32,1%

Percentage of women elected*: 27,7%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30: 3%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 63,7%

(Parliamentary Elections, 3 March 2019)

Voting abroad: Yes

by e-voting, by voting at embassies/consulates or by advance voting

E-voting: Yes

Electoral Management Body (EMB):

State Electoral Office of Estonia

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Estonia

*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018