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New Conservative Party (Latvia)

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Dec 16, 2021
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The New Conservative Party (Latvian: Jaunā konservatīvā partija, JKP) is a liberal-conservativepolitical party in Latvia.[2][3]

Political party in Latvia

Political party in Latvia

New Conservative Party
Jaunā konservatīvā partija
Abbreviation JKP
Leader Jānis Bordāns
Founded 17 May 2014; 7 years ago (2014-05-17)
Headquarters Riga, Latvia
Membership

(2019)

1,074[1]
Ideology Liberal conservatism
Political position Centre-right
Colours

 Dark blue

Saeima
15 / 100

European Parliament
0 / 8

Government of Latvia
4 / 14

Riga City Council
4 / 60

Website
konservativie.lv

It was formed on 17 May 2014. Jānis Bordāns was chosen as the leader on the founding assembly.[4] JKP is a conservative party,[5][6][7] and it is positioned on the centre-right on the political spectrum.[7][8] It has embraced its main appeal on anti-corruption policies.[9][10] Due to its rapid transformation, it succeeded in winning seats in the 2017 municipal elections.[11] In the 2018 parliamentary election they placed third by winning 16 seats.[12]

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Election Leader Votes  % Seats +/– Government
2014 Jānis Bordāns 6,389 0.70 (#10)
0 / 100

Extra-parliamentary
2018 114,694 13.67 (#3)
16 / 100

16 Coalition
Election Leader Votes  % Seats +/–
2019 Andis Kudors 20,595 4.38 (#8)
0 / 8

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  2. “The Puzzle of Latvian Government”. Europe Elects. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2021.
  3. Taggart, Paul; Pirro, Andrea L. P. (16 April 2021). “European populism before the pandemic: ideology, Euroscepticism, electoral performance, and government participation of 63 parties in 30 countries”. Italian Political Science Review / Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica. 51 (3): 281–304. doi:10.1017/ipo.2021.13. ISSN 0048-8402.
  4. “Nodibina Bordāna “Jauno konservatīvo partiju. nra.lv (in Latvian). Retrieved 9 November 2021.
  5. “Latvia”(PDF). The Heritage Foundation. 2019.
  6. Matthews-Ferrero, Daniel; Bruge, Ilvija; Steenland, Robert (9 May 2019). “EU country briefing: Latvia”. www.euractiv.com. Retrieved 9 November 2021.
  7. “Defending democracy: Confronting cyber-threats to Canadian elections”(PDF). cdainstitute.ca. September 2019.
  8. “Global Elections Round-Up: Last 12 Months”. Fitch Ratings. 13 February 2019.
  9. Kaža, Juris (14 August 2018). “Who is who in upcoming Latvian parliamentary elections”. Re:Baltica. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  10. “13th Saeima elections: The parties (Part 1)”. Public Broadcasting of Latvia. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  11. Nakai, Ryo (9 October 2018). “Latvia’s Same Old Story: the rise of new parties and a never-ending inchoate party system”. Who Governs Europe. Retrieved 9 November 2021.
  12. “13. SAEIMAS VĒLĒŠANAS”. sv2018.cvk.lv. Retrieved 9 November 2021.

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