Latvia Parliamentary Election 2018 Results Voting Live
Latvia Parliamentary Election Dates 2018
Latvia Parliamentary Election Date: 6 October 2018
Latvia has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.Latvia elects on national level a legislature. The Saeima has 100 members, elected for a four-year term by proportional representation with a 5% threshold. An unmodified Sainte-Laguë method is used to allocate seats. The parliamentary elections are held on the first Saturday of October. Locally, Latvia elects municipal councils, consisting of 7 to 60 members, depending on the size of the municipality, also by proportional representation for a four-year term.
Latvia Parliamentary Election Voting Live 2018
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Electoral system of Latvia
The 100 members of the Saeima are elected by open list proportional representation from five multi-member constituencies (Kurzeme, Latgale, Riga(in which overseas votes are counted), Vidzeme and Zemgale) between 13 and 32 seats in size. Seats are allocated using the Sainte-Laguë method with a national electoral threshold of 5%.
Candidates for Parliamentary Election
Māris Kučinskis, Jānis Bordāns, Krišjānis Kariņš, Aldis Gobzems, Edwards Smiltēns, Roberts Zīle, Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis, Andrejs Mamikins, Roberts Putnis, Artis Pabriks
Latvia Elections Result 2018
Latvia past election results
|Freedom. Free from Fear, Hate and Anger||1,735||0.19||0||0|
|New Conservative Party||6,389||0.70||0||New|
|United for Latvia||10,788||1.18||0||New|
|Latvian Russian Union||14,390||1.58||0||0|
|Latvian Association of Regions||60,812||6.66||8||New|
|For Latvia from the Heart||62,521||6.85||7||New|
|Union of Greens and Farmers||178,210||19.53||21||+8|