Posts tagged as local elections

Over 55,000 people cast early votes in local elections in Latvia

Friday, June 4, 2021

In the two early days of municipal elections, at least 55,116 residents 5.72% of those with voting rights have made their choice, according to data from the Central Election Commission June 3. On the first day of the early vote, 15,614 inhabitants, or 1.66% of the people with voting rights, went to vote. On the second day of the early vote, on June 3, the number of votes increased to…

Local elections take place June 5 across (most of) Latvia

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Saturday, June 5 is local election day across Latvia, with the notable exception of the capital city, Rīga and the Rēzekne and Madona disctricts. The election of local government councils was to take place in 6 cities and 35 municipalities, but elections in Rīga city will not take place this year because the City Council was elected in an emergency election last year and will continue to work until the elections of 2025. As…

Party ratings for April show plenty to fight for in local elections

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The latest party ratings for April show an increasing popularity of the right-of-center party National Alliance, followed by the Union of Greens and Farmers as well as New Unity. KPV LV is currently not among the most popular parties. On the other hand, non-parliamentary left-leaning party Progresīvie (Progressives) continues to show good results. At the request of Latvian Television (LTV), the research agency SKDS conducted its monthly survey, asking respondents which…

Poland’s government, eying local elections, sees $1.6 billion spending on roads

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Poland’s government, with an eye to regional elections in October, agreed on Tuesday to increase spending on the country’s roads. The ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party wants to raise spending on secondary roads, excluding express highways and motorways, to more than 6 billion zlotys ($1.63 billion) in 2019 from 1.3 billion zlotys this year, its ministers for infrastructure and development said. In total, the government expects expenditure on…