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Most popular Latvian MPE candidates – Dombrovskis, Kalniete and Pabriks

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe most popular Latvian MPE candidates come from Unity – Valdis Dombrovskis, Sandra Kalniete and Artis Pabriks, according to results of a survey by Latvijas fakti.

23.9% of respondents are prepared to vote for Dombrovskis, and another 30.3% say they may consider supporting him. 18.6% of respondents are prepared to support Kalniete, and another 28.4% say they may consider supporting her. 14.2% would vote for Pabriks, and another 22.7% admit they may consider supporting him.

In terms of popularity, these politicians are followed by the National Alliance’s Roberts Zile and representatives of the Union of Greens and Farmers – Karlis Serzants, Andris Berzins and Iveta Grigule.

Even though the majority of respondents in this survey admit that they would vote for Harmony Centre in the EP elections, representatives of this political party are not among the most popular. Only 8.1% of respondents would vote for HC’s Andrei Mamikin, another 14.1% may consider supporting him. Andrei Klementyev may expect the support of 5.2% of respondents. Only 3.9% of respondents would vote for the leader of HC’s list Boris Cilevic.

Head of Latvijas fakti, sociologist Aigars Freimanis explains that residents who do not plan to vote for HC do not support anyone else under this political party.

4.4% of voters would vote for National Alliance’s Baiba Broka. Andrejs Zagars of the For Latvia’s Development party list can expect support from 4.7% of voters.

3.8% of voters would vote for the current MPE and member of the Latvian Union of Russians Tatyana Zdanok. 2.2% would vote for the leader of the Socialist Party of Latvia, Alfred Rubiks.

A total of 853 Latvian citizens aged 18 to 74 participated in this survey. The survey was performed using an interviewing method at the respondents’ homes over the course of March 14th – 24th.

As previously reported, according to data from Latvijas fakti, 59.1% of Latvian citizens are expected to participate in the upcoming EP elections. Harmony Centre and Unity remain the most popular parties.

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