RIGA - The city council of Daugavpils at an extraordinary meeting today elected Igors Prelatovs (Our Party) the city's new mayor.
Prelatovs was elected Daugavpils mayor by 11 votes. Deposed mayor Andrejs Elksnins (Harmony) did not take part in the vote.
Councilor Livija Jankovska (Our Party), who had nominated Prelatovs for the mayoral office, was elected the new mayor's deputy by 11 votes. Jankovska became the city's third vice-mayor, the first two being Janis Lacplesis (Latgale Party) and Janis Duksinskis (Latgale Party).
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