New Unity gets 26% support, Harmony – 17%, National Alliance – 16% at European Parliament elections

  • 2019-05-26
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA – After almost all votes have been counted, according to information at the disposal of LETA, the New Unity has been supported by 26.2 percent of voters.

So far only votes in some polling stations abroad and votes sent by mail have not been counted.

Harmony has been supported by 17.5 percent of voters, and the National Alliance – by 16.4 percent of voters.

For Development/For has received 12.4 percent of votes, and Latvia’s Russian Union – 6.3 percent.

Thus, the New Unity, Harmony and the National Alliance would get two seats at the European Parliament each, For Development and Latvia’s Russian Union would get one seat each.

Thus, Latvia’s representatives elected to the European Parliament could be Valdis Dombrovskis and Sandra Kalniete from the New Unity, Nils Usakovs (Harmony), Andris Ameriks (Honor to Serve Riga/Harmony), Roberts Zile and Dace Melbarde from the National Alliance, Ivars Ijabs (For Development) and Tatjana Zdanoka (Latvia’s Russian Union).

In total, 473,084 Latvian voters or 33.51 percent of all eligible voters have cast their votes in the European Parliament elections on Saturday.