New composition of the National Electoral Committee starts on 1 June

29.06.2020


On 1 June, the new composition of the National Electoral Committee of Estonia starts its work.

Judge of Tallinn Administrative Court Janek Laidvee, Judge of Tallinn Circuit Court Oliver Kask, Deputy Chancellor of Justice-Adviser, Director of the Office of the Chancellor of Justice Olari Koppel, Advisor at the National Audit Office Airi Mikli, Chief State Prosecutor at the Office of the Prosecutor General Dilaila Nahkur-Tammiksaar, Head of the Government Secretariat Aivar Rahno, and Head of IT Advisory Services at KPMG Baltics OÜ Teet Raidma, who was nominated by the Estonian Association of Auditors, were appointed members of the National Electoral Committee for the next four years.

Judge of Tallinn Administrative Court Kadri Sullin, Judge of Viru County Court Heili Sepp, Head of the Legal Service of the Office of the Chancellor of Justice, Adviser to the Chancellor of Justice Kristel Lekko, Director of the Development and Administration Service at the National Audit Office Urmet Lee, State Prosecutor at the Office of the Prosecutor General Rauno Kiris, Adviser at the Government Office Liisa Past, and Auditor of Eesti Pank Janno Kase, who was nominated by the Estonian Association of Auditors, were appointed alternate members for the members of the National Electoral Committee.

The functions of the National Electoral Committee are to ascertain the voting results and election results across the whole country, and to ensure the uniformity of the conduct of the elections of the Riigikogu, the election of the President of the Republic, the elections of the local government councils, the elections of the European Parliament and the elections of the President and the Vice-Presidents of the Riigikogu, and of the holding of referendums. It also instructs other electoral committees, exercises supervision over their activities and performs other functions arising from law.

The new National Electoral Committee will convene for its first meeting on 3 June to elect the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Committee.

Marie Kukk
State Electoral Office
Communications Adviser
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