At 2 October 2016 its meeting today, the National Electoral Committee of Estonia registered Kersti Kaljulaid as the candidate for the President of the Republic in the first round of voting of the elections of the President held at the sitting of the Riigikogu.
The first round of voting of the elections of the President of the Republic will be held in the Riigikogu tomorrow, on 3 October at 1 p.m. In order to be considered elected, the candidate must receive the support of least two-thirds of the members of the Riigikogu, or get at not less than 68 votes.
If the candidate does not receive the required majority, the second round of voting will be held on Tuesday, 4 October at 12 noon. Candidates for the second round of voting can be registered from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.