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Article 1
 

§ 1. Bases of election system

 (1) The President of the Republic shall be elected by the Riigikogu. If the Riigikogu fails to elect the President of the Republic, an electoral body shall elect the President.

 

(2) A member of the Riigikogu or electoral body shall have one vote in each round of voting.

 

(3) The President of the Republic shall be elected by secret ballot.