Latvians rate ministers' performance

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Latvians think that the Defense Minister and Finance Minister are the most helpful for the government, while the Education Minister and Justice Minister help the least.

In a survey carried out by SKDS pollster in September, 25.6% said that Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens and Farmers Union) was the most beneficial for the government. Another 24.3% picked Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola (Greens and Farmers Union), and 13.7% chose Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis (Unity).

A further 11.6% picked Dace Melbārde (National Alliance) and another 11.3% named Agriculture Minister Jānis Dūklavs as the minister most conducive to the success of the government.

While 21% named Education Minister Kārlis Šadurskis (Unity) as the least helpful. Another 14.3% chose Justice Minister Dzintars Rasnačs (National Alliance), 10.2% named Edgars Rinkēvičs (Unity), another 8.3% named Jānis Dūklavs, and 8% thought that Transport Minister Uldis Augulis (Greens and Farmers Union) is the least helpful for the operations of the government.

SKDS polled 1,002 respondents for the survey.

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