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Latvian Association of Regions
Latvian Association of Regions

Latvijas Re?ionu apvien?ba
LeaderNellija Kleinberga
Founded13 March 2014
Headquarters"Ledus halle", Pii, Bab?tes pag., Bab?tes novads, LV-2107
MembershipIncrease 2, 000 [1]
IdeologyRegionalism[2]
Political positionCentre[2][3][4]
European Parliament groupEuropean Conservatives and Reformists
ColoursMaroon, Navy Blue
Saeima
European Parliament
Website
latvijasregionuapvieniba.lv

The Latvian Association of Regions (Latvian: Latvijas Re?ionu apvien?ba) is a centrist[2][3][4]political alliance in Latvia. It was founded on 13 March 2014 and is headed by Nellija Kleinberga. It won 8 seats in the Saeima at the 2014 parliamentary election.[5] The LRA contested the elections as a political alliance of several smaller regionalist parties, including the Regional Alliance, the LSDSP, the Christian Democratic Union and the Vidzeme Party. The first leader of the alliance was M?rti Bondars until stepping down and leaving the alliance in 2017.[6][7] In the lead up to the 2018 elections, the LSDSP and the Christian Democrats left the alliance.

Election results

Parliament (Saeima)

Election year # of
overall votes
% of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
+/- Government
2014 60,812 6.6
New in opposition
2018 35,018 4.15
Decrease 8

European Parliament

Election year # of
overall votes
% of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
+/-
2014 11,035 2.5 (#3)
2019 23,581 4.98

References

  1. ^ (in Latvian) http://latvijasregionuapvieniba.lv/par-mums/. Retrieved 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b c Nordsieck, Wolfram (2018). "Latvia". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ a b University College London (8 October 2014). "Latvia's elections: Can there be harmony without Harmony?". UCL SSEES Research Blog. University College London. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Par mums - Latvijas Re?ionu Apvien?ba".
  5. ^ "12.Saeimas v?lanas".
  6. ^ "Leading politician quits Regional Alliance". Public Broadcasting of Latvia. March 20, 2018. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "Leader of Latvian Association of Regions announces his departure". Baltic News Network. March 20, 2018. Retrieved 2017.

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