Taavi Aas receives most votes among mayoral candidates in Tallinn

  • 2017-10-16
  • LETA/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Taavi Aas, the mayoral candidate of the Center Party, received the most votes among the mayoral candidates of larger parties in Tallinn.

Acting mayor of Tallinn Taavi Aas received altogether 5,505 votes, which is the third result in size in Tallinn, but is four times smaller than the result of deputy mayor Mihhail Kolvart who received 24,712 votes.

The second best result was that of Rainer Vakra, mayoral candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDE), who received a total of 3,296 votes. Vakra's result ranked tenth in Tallinn overall and was SDE's best result in the capital.

The mayoral candidate of the Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE) Martin Helme achieved the 12th best result in Tallinn and the best result in his party, receiving altogether 2,533 votes.

Kristen Michal, mayoral candidate of the Reform Party, achieved the fifth best result within the party by receiving 2,361 votes. This was the 14th best result in the capital. Michal was outdone by Taavi Roivas, Hanno Pevkur, Kaja Kallas and Urmas Paet.

Mayoral candidate of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) Raivo Aeg received 1,237 votes, which was the best result of the party but the 29th best result in Tallinn.

Suspended mayor of Tallinn and former chairman of the Center Party Edgar Savisaar was the only candidate from the election alliance Edgar Savisaar Election Coalition and Active Tallinn to receive a seat in the council as he received altogether 3,621 votes, which was the 6th best result in the capital.

Representatives of the Free Citizen of Tallinn, the Greens of Estonia and other election lists did not clear the necessary threshold to get to the council.