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Martins Stakis voted in as Riga mayor

BC, Riga , 02.10.2020.Print version
The new Riga City Council voted in Martins Stakis (For Development/Progressives) as the new mayor of Riga today.

46 city council members supported Stakis as mayor, 11 voted against, and nobody abstained.

Stakis received votes not only from the new Riga City Council coalition, but also from the opposition.

Stakis has become the 11th mayor of Riga since the restoration of independence.

The new Riga City Council coalition will be made up of For Development/Progressives, New Unity, National Alliance/Latvian Alliance of Regions and the New Conservative Party.

The new coalition will have 40 seats in the 60-seat Riga City Council.

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