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Unity and Latvian Russian Union climb up in party ratings

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUUnity and Latvian Russian Union experienced an increase in popularity of their ratings in March. This increase was modest, as reported by LTV with reference to a study performed by SKDS.

According to information from the study, the TOP 5 parties with the highest chances of entering the Saeima has not changed. Harmony remains the most popular party with support from 20.4% of interviewed voters. Union of Greens and Farmers also remains popular with 14.5%.

6.3% of interviewed voters said they are prepared to vote in favour of the National Alliance. 4.9% said they would vote for Unity. In February, those parties’ ratings were 7.8% and 4.6% respectively. The rating of the New Conservative Party has dropped from 4.1% in February to 3.6% in March.

As noted by LTV, the five aforementioned parties have the highest chances of overcoming the 5% barrier and enter the parliament. Others will likely fail to gather enough support. Results show that 35.7% of respondents would support Harmony, 24.3% would support Union of Greens and Farmers, 11.1% – National Alliance, 8.5% – Unity, and 6.4% would support the New Conservative Party.

1.9% said they would vote for KPV LV, 1.6% would vote for Latvian Association of Regions, 1.2% would vote for Kustība Par!, and 1% would vote for LKS.

Around 30% of voters said they do not know who they are prepared to vote for.


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