Disinfo: The presidential elections in Estonia are not at all a…

Summary

The presidential elections in Estonia are not at all a democratic procedure.The head of state is chosen not by people and thus bears no responsibility for his deeds and actions. It has nothing to do with democracy and it is very convenient for further manipulations with the head of state.

Disproof

Estonia is a parliamentary democracy. The procedure for the election of the President of the Republic is provided in §§ 79-80 of the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia and it is specified in the President of the Republic Election Act. The parliament or an electoral body elects the President and the process is fully transparent bit.ly/2txnFKV, , bit.ly/2t7ttLY, . Estonia is enjoying a stable democracy, ranking high on international democracy rankings bit.ly/2uraArf, , bit.ly/2jzYYsq, .

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  • Reported in: Issue 77
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/07/2017
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Estonia
  • Keywords: Democracy, Elections
  • Outlet: sputnik.com
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