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Article 25

§ 25. First round of voting

 (1) For the first round of voting, the names of the candidates who participated in the third round of voting by the Riigikogu and the candidates who are registered for the first round of voting by the electoral body shall be entered on the ballot.


(2) The candidate in favour of whom votes a majority of the members of the electoral body participating in the voting shall be considered elected.


(3) If no candidate receives the required majority, a second round of voting shall be held on the same day.


(4) The chair of the sitting of the electoral body shall announce the starting time of the second round of voting to the members of the electoral body immediately after announcement of the election results of the first round.