Voters Opt For Status Quo

December 2006
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Dec2006, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p11
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The article presents a political outlook for Latvia, as of December 2006. Prime Minister Aigars Kalvitis has remained in his job following a general election, a feat no other Latvian prime minister has done since independence. According to preliminary results, the People's Party ended with the highest vote, followed by the Union of Greens and Farmers and Latvia's First Party. The governing coalition is in a stronger position to implement its policy programme.


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