Sixteen political parties and party alliances have been registered with Latvia’s Central Election Commission for upcoming elections to the four-year term of the 100-member Latvian parliament or Saeima which will take place on October 6, 2018. This is the largest number of lists since 2006, when 19 were filed. From 2010 to 2014 (there was an extraordinary election in 2011 after the Saeima was dismissed by then President Valdis Zatlers) the number of lists was steady at 13.
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