The Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE) is scheduled to hold its congress at the Estonian Fairs Center in Tallinn from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, during which the new party leader will also be elected.
The congress is to elect the party chairman and three deputy chairs, 11 members of the management board and 15 extended board members. Likewise elected at the congress will be the audit committee and members of the court of honor.
Party chapters have endorsed Martin Helme as candidate for chairman. Incumbent leader Mart Helme announced at the meeting of EKRE extended board on June 27 that he will not be running for chairmanship at the congress.
EKRE's congress convenes once per year.
Editor: Helen Wright