Election Countdown Begins

October 2006
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p11
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The article provides a political outlook of Latvia for 2006 and 2007. With the parliamentary elections coming in October 2006, the three governing parties in Latvia, including the nationalist-leaning People's Party (TP), the Union of Greens and Farmers (ZZS), and Latvia's First Party (LLP), enter the campaign period with the economy booming and consumer confidence at record highs. According to public opinion polls, the pro-market New Era will win the election again.


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