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List of elections[edit]

An "official" list of past elections is available at the Estonian National Electoral Committee web site: [1]

  1. Elections to the Congress of the USSR People's Deputies 26.03.1989
  2. Elections to the Local Councils of People's Deputies 10.12.1989
  3. Elections to the Estonian Congress 24.02 - 01.03.1990
  4. Elections to the Estonian Supreme Council 18.03.1990
  5. Referendum on Independence 03.03.1991
  6. Referendum on the Constitution 28.06.1992
  7. Elections to the Parliament, Riigikogu 20.09.1992
  8. Presidential Elections 20.09.1992
  9. Elections to Local Government Councils 17.10.1993
  10. Elections to the Parliament, Riigikogu 05.03.1995
  11. Election of the President of the Republic of Estonia, August-September 1996
  12. Local Government Council Elections 20.10.1996
  13. Elections to the Parliament, Riigikogu 07.03.1999
  14. Local Government Council Elections 17.10.1999

It is notable, that the list includes the 1989 elections of the Congress of People's Deputies of the Soviet Union. This should also be included in the template. Also notable are the parliamentary elections of 1940. -- Petri Krohn 07:56, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

I don't think the election to the USSR Congress warrants inclusion here, as it was not an election for Estonia unlike the one for Estonia's Supreme Soviet (just as I wouldn't include the Scottish part of the UK general election on the Scottish elections template). As far as I understand the 1992 Presidential election was a public ballot, whilst the 1996 election was carried out through the Riigikogu and local councillors and thus shouldn't be included. If you have any dates for local elections since 1999 I'll create a new local elections template. Number 57 08:29, 14 May 2007 (UTC)