Estonia’s Parliament fails to elect president in first round


              Alar Karis, a former state auditor and current director of the Estonian National Museum poses for a photo in Tallinn, Estonia, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Karis is the only candidate running and he needs two-thirds of lawmakers' votes to be elected. Estonia is gearing up for an unusual presidential vote in parliament Monday, Sept. 30. There is, so far, only one candidate — a situation unprecedented since the Baltic nation regained independence 30 years ago. (AP Photo/Aron Urb)
            
              Alar Karis, a former state auditor and current director of the Estonian National Museum poses for a photo in Tallinn, Estonia, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Karis is the only candidate running and he needs two-thirds of lawmakers' votes to be elected. Estonia is gearing up for an unusual presidential vote in parliament Monday, Sept. 30, 2021. There is, so far, only one candidate — a situation unprecedented since the Baltic nation regained independence 30 years ago. (AP Photo/Aron Urb)
            
              Alar Karis, a former state auditor and current director of the Estonian National Museum poses for a photo in Tallinn, Estonia, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Karis is the only candidate running and he needs two-thirds of lawmakers' votes to be elected. Estonia is gearing up for an unusual presidential vote in parliament Monday, Sept. 30, 2021. There is, so far, only one candidate — a situation unprecedented since the Baltic nation regained independence 30 years ago. (AP Photo/Aron Urb)