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Pre-election party spending totals €1.88 million so far
Pre-election party spending totals €1.88 million so far
Since the beginning of the pre-election campaign period on February 10 to May 21, the parties and their associations running in the European Parliament elections have spent a total of EUR 1.886 million, the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) said Wednesday, May 22.
Low turnout looks likely again in Latgale for European Parliament elections
Low turnout looks likely again in Latgale for European Parliament elections
On June 8 the European Parliament (EP) elections will take place in Latvia. In the previous elections five years ago, the lowest turnout of the population in the whole of Latvia was in the Dagda district, where only 17.5% of the population went to the polls; in some parishes in the district, the number of voters did not exceed a few dozen people, reports Latvian Radio.
National Alliance leads in Latvia's EP party ratings in May
National Alliance leads in Latvia's EP party ratings in May
The European Parliament (EP) elections will take place in June, with 16 lists of candidates. A survey by pollster SKDS and Latvian Television asked Latvian residents who they would vote for if the EP elections were held in May.
LTV asks state bodies not to interfere with EP election content
LTV asks state bodies not to interfere with EP election content
On May 13, the State Language Center (VVC) said in a public statement that it does not support the intention of the Public Electronic Mass Media Council (SEPLP) to hold a session of the European Parliament pre-election debates on public television in Russian.
Check out LSM's 'sorting' tool ahead of EP elections
Check out LSM's 'sorting' tool ahead of EP elections
Public media portal LSM.lv in cooperation with the Public Policy Centre Providus and the Dutch organization ProDemos - House for Democracy and the Rule of Law has created two tests ahead of the European Parliament elections in June to allow you to compare views and opinions on priorities and make an informed choice on election day.
No serious pre-election campaign violations so far in Latvia
No serious pre-election campaign violations so far in Latvia
As the European Parliament elections approach, the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has so far detected 38 pre-election canvassing violations, KNAB Chief Jēkabs Straume told Latvian Television's Morning Panorama on May 10.
Latvia's election authority ready for EP elections
Latvia's election authority ready for EP elections
The Central Election Commission (CVK) is ready for the upcoming European elections in Latvia on June 8, CVK Chairwoman Kristīne Saulīte said in an interview on the Latvian Television morning newscast on May 9. Election commissions, precincts, and supplies of necessary materials are now in place.