Latvia (European Parliament constituency)

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This article is about the constituency in the European Parliament. For the country, see Latvia.


Latvia
European Parliament constituency
Latvia (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
Latvia (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Created 2004
MEP(s) 9 (2004 - 2009)
8 (2009 - present)
Member State Latvia
Source(s) [1][2]

In European elections, Latvia is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by nine MEPs. It covers the member state of Latvia. The electoral system used is party-list proportional representation.

Current members[edit]

Name National party EP Group 'Points'
Sandra Kalniete      Unity      EPP 277 124
Artis Pabriks      Unity      EPP 261 163
Krišjānis Kariņš      Unity      EPP 228 998
Inese Vaidere1      Unity      EPP 223 477
Roberts Zīle      National Alliance      ERC 99 937
Andrejs Mamikins      Harmony      S&D 84 953
Iveta Grigule      Greens & Farmers      NA 46 939
Tatjana Ždanoka      Russian Union      G-EFA 51 742
  1. 1 Replaced Valdis Dombrovskis on 1 Novemebr 2014.


'Points' are calculated from votes cast for a candidate's lists minus 'crossings-out' and adding 'pluses'

Source: "European Elections 2014". Central Election Commission. Retrieved 1 Sep 2014. 

2014[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Latvia's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament[1]
← 20092014 • 2019 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Unity EPP Valdis Dombrovskis 204,979 46.2 11.4 Increase
4 / 8
0 Steady
National Alliance none Roberts Zīle 63,229 14.3 4.0 Increase
1 / 8
0 Steady
Harmony PES1 Boriss Cilevičs 57,863 13.0 Steady
1 / 8
0 Steady
Union of Greens and Farmers EGP/-2 Andris Bērziņš 36,637 8.3 4.5 Increase
1 / 8
1 Increase
Latvian Russian Union EFA1 Tatjana Ždanoka 28,303 6.4 3.3 Decrease
1 / 8
0 Steady
Alternative none Aleksandrs Mirskis 16,566 3.7 new
0 / 8
1 Decrease
Latvian Association of Regions (Latvijas Reģionu Apvienība) none Mārtiņš Bondars 11,035 2.5 new
0 / 8
0 Steady
Latvian Development (Latvijas attīstībai) ALDE Einars Repše 9,421 2.1 new
0 / 8
0 Steady
Socialist Party of Latvia (Latvijas Sociālistiskā partija) INITIATIVE Alfrēds Rubiks 6,817 1.5 Steady
0 / 8
1 Decrease
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote) 5,438 1.2 Steady
Valid votes 440,288
Blank and invalid votes 4,937 0.8
Total 445,225 100
8 / 8
0 Steady
  1. 1 Observer status only.
  1. 2 The Union of Greens and Farmers is an Electoral Alliance. Only the Latvian Green Party is a member of the EGP

2009[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Latvia's 6 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
Civic Union (PS) EPP 192,537 24.32 24.32 Increase
2 / 8
2 Increase
3 / 9
1 Increase
Harmony Centre (SC[2]) None
  • PES (observer)
  • None
154,894 19.57 13.15 Increase
2 / 8

0 Steady
0 Steady
2 / 9

0 Steady
0 Steady
For Human Rights in United Latvia (PCTVL) EFA 76,436 9.66 1.00 Decrease
1 / 8
0 Steady
1 / 9
0 Steady
Latvia's First Party/Latvian Way (LPP/LC[3]) ELDR 59,326 7.49 2.30 Decrease
1 / 8
0 Steady
1 / 9
0 Steady
For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (TB/LNNK) AEN 58,991 7.45 22.28 Decrease
1 / 8
3 Decrease
1 / 9
0 Steady
New Era Party (JL) EPP 52,751 6.66 13.05 Decrease
1 / 8
1 Decrease
1 / 9
0 Steady
Libertas.lv (LIBERTAS.LV) LIBERTAS.EU 34,073 4.30 new
0 / 8
0 Steady
0 / 9
0 Steady
Society for Other Politics (SCP) None 30,444 3.85 new
0 / 8
0 Steady
0 / 9
0 Steady
Social Democratic Workers' Party (LSDSP) PES (observer) 30,004 3.79 0.98 Decrease
0 / 8
0 Steady
0 / 9
0 Steady
Union of Greens and Farmers (ZZS) None 29,463 3.72 0.53 Decrease
0 / 8

0 Steady
0 Steady
0 / 9

0 Steady
0 Steady
All For Latvia! (VL) None 22,240 2.81 new
0 / 8
0 Steady
0 / 9
0 Steady
People's Party (TP) EPP 21,968 2.78 3.85 Decrease
0 / 8
1 Decrease
0 / 9
0 Steady
Others 13,957 1.76
0 / 8
0 Steady
0 / 9
0 Steady
Valid votes 777,079 97.47
Blank and invalid votes 20,140 2.53
Totals 797,219 100.00
8 / 8
1 Decrease
9 / 9
1 Increase
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 1,484,781 53.69
Source: Official results
  1. ^ "European Elections 2014". Central Election Commission of Latvia. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  2. ^ In 2004 - separate TSP and LSP lists
  3. ^ In 2004 - separate LPP and LC lists

2004[edit]

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Latvia had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first election European election held in that state. The election took place on June 12.

There were lists of candidates from 16 political parties. with a total of 1019 candidates. The voter turnout was 41.20%, with 574,674 voters casting votes. It was significantly lower than the usual turnout for Latvian parliamentary elections (which has been between 71% and 73% for previous three elections) but higher than the turnout in the rest of the EU.


e • d Summary of the results of Latvia's 12 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
20042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (TB/LNNK) AEN 171,859 29.82
4 / 9
New Era Party (JL) EPP 113,593 19.71
2 / 9
For Human Rights in United Latvia (PCTVL) EFA 61,401 10.66
1 / 9
People's Party (TP) EPP 38,324 6.65
1 / 9
Latvian Way (LC) ALDE 37,724 6.55
1 / 9
National Harmony Party (TSP) PES 27,506 4.77
0 / 9
Social Democratic Labour Party (LSDSP) PES 27,468 4.77
0 / 9
Union of Greens and Farmers (ZZS) None 24,467 4.25
0 / 9
0 / 9
0 / 9


Latvia's First Party (LPP) EPP–ED 18,685 3.24
0 / 9
Conservative Party 9,716 1.69
0 / 9
Socialist Party (LSP) 9,480 1.65
0 / 9
Light of Latgale 8,439 1.46
0 / 9
Others 9,831 1.70
0 / 9
Valid votes
Valid ballots
Blank and invalid ballots
Totals 100.00
9 / 9
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout
Source: Official results

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