Upcoming elections in Estonia

2015 Elections to the Riigikogu: Information for Observers

Elections to the Riigikogu (the parliament) will be held on 1 March, 2015.

Everyone is entitled to observe elections. Registration or accreditation is not required, nor does the National Election Committee issue observer’s sertificates. An observer must simply introduce himself/herself to the election committee before starting the observation.

All proceedings and meetings of the election committees are public, the only restriction being that an observer is not entitled to access the list of voters.

The elections timetable:
19-22.02.2015 advance voting at county centres;
19-25.02.2015, Internet voting;
23-25.02.2015, advance voting, all polling places are open (12.00-20.00);
1.03.2015, voting day (9-20.00).

The vote count starts immediately after the voting places will be closed. Preliminary election results will be available on the evening of 1 March.

The second vote count will be held by the county election committees at 10:00 on Monday, 2 March.

Other events:
Elections Seminar, 28.02.2015. Location: Paldiski mnt 4 (Meriton Grand Hotel), please register in advance at margit.muul@riigikogu.ee.

The National Election Committee's website 
Internet voting website
The Riigikogu Election Act
The Status of Observer

Contact information:
The National Election Committee
Lossi plats 1a, 15165 Tallinn, ESTONIA
+372 631 6540

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