Party of Latvia PM Kariņš poised to win election, exit poll shows

EuroActiv Politico News

Latvia’s national election on Saturday appeared set to show a victory for the New Unity party of Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, according to an exit poll.

The center-right New Unity party was projected to capture 22.5% of the vote, well above the second-place party, according to the poll conducted by the SKDSA research center, Riga Stradins University, the LETA newswire, Latvian Television and Latvian Radio.

According to the poll, the United List party would come in second with 11.5% of the vote, while the Greens and Farmers Union would place third with 10.9% support.