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73% of Riga residents approve of Usakovs

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Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs

73.3% of Riga residents approved of Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs work in December 2010. Since he is the Mayor of the city, people regard him more and more positively.

Only 53.1% of Rigans approved of Usakovs activities in August 2009, while the figure had reached 56.2% in December already, 61.4% – in February 2010, 68.2% in May 2010 and 71.1% in August 2010, according to the research centre SKDS data.

This is the highest approval Riga mayors have ever got since March 1997, when the sociological studies were launched.

Previously Andris Bērziņš was the leader with 70%, followed by Andris Ārgalis – 61.6%, Gundars Bojārs – 62.6% and Jānis Birks – 40.3%. No sociological studies were carried out at the time with Aivars Aksenoks as Riga Mayor.

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