According to an unscientific poll on Postimees' website, Ilves in the clear popular pick.
He's got 47 percent of all votes, followed by Jaan Manitski, who has 20 percent. Peeter Tulviste is a distant third with 8 percent, followed by Ene Ergma with 6 percent, Laine Jänes with 5 percent, and Varek - KESK's first pick - with 3 percent.
But does popular opinion matter in a country where the president is selected by whomever won the parliamentary elections three years ago? Again, we'll see.