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Legislative elections: Saeima, 4-year term, 5% threshold, party-list proportional representation system
           · President: Valdis Zatlers · Prime Minister: Valdis Dombrovskis (JL) · Government: JL, PS, SCP, LZS, LZP

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2010 Seats 2006 Seats
Vienotība (V) <
Unity
Conservatism; Social liberalism
 
-
2010
31,2% 33 - -
Pilsoniskā Savienība (PS) <
Civic Union
Conservatism
 
EPP
2008
- 15 - -
Jaunais Laiks (JL) <
New Era
Conservatism; Anti-corruption politics 
 
EPP
2001
- 12 16,4% 18
Sabiedrība Citai Politikai (SCP) <
Society for Other Politics
Social liberalism
 
-
2008
- 6 - -
Saskaņas Centrs (SC) <
Harmony Centre
Social democracy; Communism
 
-
2005
 26,0% 29 14,4% 17
Sociāldemokrātiska Partija 'Saskaņa' (SDPS)
Social Democratic Party 'Harmony'
Social democracy
 
-
2010
- 25 - 13
Latvijas Sociālistiskā Partija (LSP) <
Latvian Socialist Party
Communism
 
-
1994
 - 4 - 4
Zaļo un Zemnieku Savienība (ZZS) <
Greens and Peasants' Union
Centrism; Agrarianism, Green
politics 
-
2002
19,7% 22  16,7% 18
Centriska Partija - Latvijas Zemnieku Savienība (LZS) <
Centre Party - Latvian Peasants' Union
Agrarianism; Centrism
 
-
1990 (hist. 1917)
- 18 - 14
Latvijas Zaļā Partija (LZP) <
Latvian Green Party
Green politics; Centrism
 
EGP, GG
1990
- 4 - 4
Nacionālā Apvienība (NA) <
National Alliance
Nationalism; National conservatism, Far-right politics -
2010
 7,7% 8 - -
Visu Latvijai (VL) <
All For Latvia
Nationalism; Far-right politics
 
-
2006
- 6  1,5% -
Tēvzemei un Brīvībai/LNNK (TB/LNNK) <
Fatherland and Freedom
National conservatism
 
AECR
1997
 - 2  6,9% 8
Par Labu Latviju (PLL) <
For a Good Latvia
Conservative liberalism; Conservatism -
2010
7,7% 8 - -
Tautas Partija (TP) <
People's Party
Conservatism
 
EPP
1998
- 4 19,6% 23
Latvijas Pirmā Partija - Latvijas Ceļš (LPP/LC) <
Latvia's First Party - Latvia's Way
Conservative liberalism; Social conservatism
 
ELDR
2007
 - 4  8,6% 10
Par Cilvēka Tiesībām Vienotā Latvijā (PCTVL) <
For Human Rights in United Latvia
Russian minority politics;
Democratic socialism
EFA
2007
 1,4% -  6,0% 6
Others - - 6,3% - 10,9% -
Total - - - 100 - 100
Turnout  62,6% 62,3%

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2006-2012 zentele.de. SC, ZZS and PLL campaigned with minor regionalist parties. Source: CVK (http://www.cvk.lv). Archive: Elections 1992-2002.