Latvia Parliamentary Election 2018 voting live Updates

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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
 

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Harmony 167,117 19.80 23 –1
Who owns the state? 120,264 14.25 16 New
New Conservative Party 114,694 13.59 16 +16
Development/For! 101,685 12.04 13 +13
National Alliance 92,963 11.01 13 –4
Union of Greens and Farmers 83,675 9.91 11 –10
New Unity 56,542 6.69 8 –15
Latvian Association of Regions 35,018 4.14 0 –8
Latvian Russian Union 27,014 3.20 0 0
The Progressives 22,078 2.61 0 New
For Latvia from the Heart 7,114 0.84 0 –7
Latvian Nationalists 4,245 0.50 0 New
For an Alternative 2,900 0.34 0 New
SKG Union (LSDSP–KDS–GKL) 1,735 0.20 0 New
Eurosceptic Action Party 1,059 0.12 0 New
Latvian Centrist Party 897 0.10 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 5,925
Total 844,925 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,548,100 54.58

Latvia past election results 

58.85 1,552,235 Registered voters/turnout
Total 913,491 100 100 0
Invalid/blank votes 6,953
Sovereignty 1,033 0.11 0 New
Growth 1,515 0.17 0 New
Freedom. Free from Fear, Hate and Anger 1,735 0.19 0 0
New Conservative Party 6,389 0.70 0 New
Latvian Development 8,156 0.89 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
National Alliance 151,567 16.61 17 +3
Union of Greens and Farmers 178,210 19.53 21 +8
Unity 199,535 21.87 23 +3
Harmony 209,887 23.00 24 –7
Party Votes % Seats +/–
 
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