Estonia’s party system today: electoral turbulence and changes in ethno-regional patterns
... that the effect of the ethnic and geographical factors on electoral behaviour is diminishing as a civil society based on civic rather than ethnic principles is emerging in the country. The main drivers of the change are the formation of new parties and coalition-building — both have an immediate effect on how the image of the parties is perceived by voters.
Oskolkov, P. V.
party system, electoral geography, ethnicity, non-citizens, civic society, coalition-building