Mayoral vote threatens Tallinn City Council coalition

  • 1999-11-11
  • By Tricia Cornell
TALLINN - Tallinn's ruling coalition got the mayor they wanted, but after a tortuous election process their hold on the City Council looks weak. The opposition in the newly elected City Council petitioned the Tallinn Administrative Court to nullify the mayoral vote and hinted that the coalition itself will not hold onto power in the capital long. The Tallinn City Council elected former Minister of Internal Affairs Juri Mois of the Pro Patria Union party as mayor of Tallinn on Nov. 4 in the second round of voting. Mois received 32 votes in the first round, one vote shy of the majority needed...
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