Presidential elections?

  • 2011-06-08
  • By Karoliina Raudsepp
Latvia has recently demonstrated how to make presidential elections exciting. No matter whether one is happy with the result, the thrill of the last two weeks in Latvia cannot be denied. Estonia has taken a different route – a route of predictability and pre-election negotiations. Not only is it a departure from the Latvian elections, but also from Estonia’s own past experiences.Except for the 1992 founding presidential elections when the president was elected through a mixture of public and parliamentary vote, the president has never been elected in the Riigikogu. If the ...
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