A month after the rather unexciting presidential election that saw President Toomas Hendrik Ilves continue for another term, it is important to reflect on the key issues that were raised during the election. There were two key points that were brought up by Mr. Tarand’s challenge to the role Ilves has played during his first term, and how he, as a black horse candidate, would have changed it.Firstly, whether there should be a direct election for the president, and whether the parliament electing the president is not necessarily representative of public opinion. Secondly, what ...
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