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Seven parties enter the Latvian Parliament.

Seven parties enter the Latvian Parliament.

According to the results of the elections, seven parties enter the Latvian Parliament following the results of the elections, which managed to overcome the five percent barrier, the party of the Minister of Defense Artis Pabriks Attīstībai/Par! processing the votes of 100% of the sites.

By 9 p.m. on October 2, the data of all 1055 sites were processed. The New Unity party of the incumbent Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins gained 18.97% and will receive 26 seats in the Seimas. The Union of Greens and Peasants, which was not part of the ruling coalition in the 2018 elections, gained 12.44% and will receive 16 seats. The results of the other parties that overcame the 5% barrier: United List – 11.01% and 15 seats, National Association – 9.29% and 13 seats, Stabilitātei! – 6.80% and 11 places, “Latvia in first place” – 6.24% and 9 places, “Progressive” – ​​6.16% and 10 places.

Until recently, the party Attīstībai/Par!, Minister of Defense Artis Pabriks, and ex-Minister of the Interior Marija Golubeva, also entered the Saeima, but the final result of the party was 4.97%. Pabriks on social networks admitted defeat in the elections even before all the votes were counted and said that his “active period in leadership positions in Latvian politics is over“, he will continue to hold the post of Minister of Defense until the formation of a new government.