September 24 in Estonia ended inconclusive election of a new president. It already was the fourth attempt to appoint a new head of state, but it was ineffective. Now the electoral process to launch a new range of, writes TSN
According to Estonian law, the president must first elect a majority vote of parliament. Three attempts did not give advantage to any candidate. Then gave the right to vote of the electoral college, which includes 101 member of parliament and 234 representatives of local governments.
To become president, a candidate had to collect at least 168 votes. But this did not happen. According to the lawyer Allara Yyksa voted 134 electors, and the Honorary Chairman of leading the ruling Reform Party Siyima Callas - 138 not marked ballots counted 57 three recognized invalid.
So now the process of presidential elections run on the new circle. The date n 'yatoyi attempts parliament must appoint within two weeks.
Recall that powers the current Estonian President Thomas Hendrik Ilves end in October. This post he occupies the second time. For the third time to run it prohibits the constitution. Subscribe to news "MB " in social networks VK , Classmates , Facebook