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- Center Party once again wins local elections in EstoniaLocal News
- New e-voting record to standLocal NewsE-voting broke another record yesterday as 186,034 people cast their vote electronically in the 2017 local elections. The result broke the previous record of 176,329 votes from the 2015 Riigikogu election by 9,705 votes, and the 2013 local elections record of 133,662 with 52,372 votes. Despite a strong e-turnout, it is probable the record will not be broken at upcoming elections.
- IRL wants bloc against Center in TallinnLocal News
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- Katri Raik: Narva can only be changed from the insideLocal NewsThe local power in Narva has over the years learned to act in its own interests rather than those of citizens, claims mayoral candidate, Pro Patria Res Publica Union (IRL) member Katri Raik (49). This fall, Raik and 60 likeminded individuals want to end a quarter of a century of Center Party politicians’ hegemony in the city.
- Savisaar runs against Center Party to support itLocal News“I planted you. I brought you up and watered you. I made you bloom. And if I want...” said the actress Marika Vaarik, who played Edgar Savisaar in the eponymous production of NO Theater two and a half years ago. “…you will break me!” Helena Pruuli, playing the tearful Kadri Simson, ended the sentence.
- Everyone in town was invited...Local NewsAt half past six on Saturday evening, after the Estonia Concert Hall had been emptied of candidates, electors, guests and cleaning teams were taking over the premises, leading IRL politicians Margus Tsahkna and Marko Mihkelson were having a conversation in front of the building. They were soon joined by Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas (Reform Party). The men's faces were serious. Among the last to leave the building were leading Center Party women Mailis Reps and Kadri Simson who promptly joined their male colleagues. Chairman of the Conservative People's Party (EKRE) Mart Helme was the last to join in.
- Estonian Natl Electoral Committee registers presidential candidates for electoral collegeLocal NewsEstonia's National Electoral Committee at Friday's meeting registered Mart Helme, Allar Joks and Marina Kaljurand as presidential candidates for the first election round in the electoral college, and the names of Siim Kallas and Mailis Reps who received the most votes in the third round of voting in the parliament will also be added on ballots.
- Poll: Kaljurand has narrow lead over Kallas in Estonia's electoral collegeLocal News
- Social Democrats to support Kaljurand in electoral collegeLocal News
- Reps says is glad that electoral college will elect presidentLocal News
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- Administrative reform fate slipping into Supreme Court handsLocal NewsAccording to thorough legal analysis completed last week the administrative reform violates constitutional rights of local governments in several issues. If Supreme Court sides with the local governments who ordered the analysis, part of the law is likely to be annulled and the reform will not be fully carried out.
- Kallas not planning running for second termLocal News
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- Siim Kallas rising as strongest presidential runner in round oneLocal News
- An increasingly popular Allar Jõks started running too lateLocal News
- A party fixed by fun Slip of tongue saves Centre eventLocal News
- Editorial: the not-too-maverick «grand jury»Opinion
- Helme elected? Pure bluff!Local News
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- Two chair bill will produce retarded policy Former Chancellor of Justice takes a standLocal NewsTomorrow is second Riigikogu reading for draft act allowing parliament members to also sit on local councils. Former Chancellor of Justice Allar Jõks fought it back then and is fighting it now, claiming the descent of Riigikogu people upon councils is a sign of shortage of party cadres and will hinder development.