Estonians want Ilves

  • 2006-04-11
  • TBT Staff
Twenty-nine percent of Estonian residents and 40 percent of ethnic Estonians want Toomas Hendrik Ilves, a Social Democrat member of the European Parliament, to be the next president of Estonia, according to a poll from the daily Postimees.
Incumbent President Arnold Ruutel was supported by 18 percent of those polled. Center Party chairman Edgar Savisaar had 11 percent support.