Ene Ergma was re-elected the President of the Riigikogu by secret ballot. 53 Members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of her. 42 Members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of Eiki Nestor who had been nominated as the second candidate for President of the Riigikogu. 96 Members of the Riigikogu took part in the election of the President. One ballot paper was declared invalid.
Chairman of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union Faction Urmas Reinsalu nominated Ene Ergma as a candidate, and Chairman of the Social Democratic Party Faction Sven Mikser nominated Eiki Nestor as a candidate.
In the election of Vice-Presidents, Chairman of the Estonian Reform Party Faction Jaanus Tamkivi nominated Laine Randjärv as a candidate for Vice-President of the Riigikogu. Chairman of the Estonian Centre Party Faction Kadri Simson nominated Jüri Ratas as a candidate for Vice-President.
97 Members of the Riigikogu took part in the secret ballot of the election of Vice-Presidents. 49 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of Laine Randjärv and 45 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of Jüri Ratas. Three ballot papers were invalid. According to the number of votes received, Laine Randjärv was elected the First Vice-President of the Riigikogu and Jüri Ratas was elected the Second Vice-President.
The Riigikogu Press Service
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