Latvia will elect 8 MEPs using thePR system. The candidates fight nationally in one district.

Country statistics:

Population: 2.040.000

GDP/capita: 62 (EU28 = 100)

Growth (2012): 5.6

Unemployment: 12.5

2014 Election

In the 2013 local elections, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis’s Unity party collected just 14.1% of the vote in Riga. He has been a stalwart supporter of joining the euro. The nationalist National Alliance party—factions of which have been critical of euro ...


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