The Progressives (Latvia)

The Progressives

Progresīvie
AbbreviationPRO
ChairpersonAntoņina Ņenaševa
Edmunds Cepurītis
Secretary-GeneralLelde Vaivode[1]
FounderAnsis Dobelis (association)
Māris Graudiņš (party)
Founded26 February 2011 (2011-02-26) (association)
25 February 2017 (2017-02-25) (party)
HeadquartersErnesta Birznieka-Upīša iela 20, Riga
Membership (2021)731
IdeologySocial democracy
Progressivism
Environmentalism
Pro-Europeanism
European federalism
Political positionCentre-left
Colors  Red
  Green (Used in context of environmentalist policies)
Saeima
0 / 100
European Parliament
0 / 8
Riga City Council
11 / 60
Website
progresivie.lv

The Progressives (Latvian: Progresīvie, Latvian: ['pɾɔgɾesiːviɛ]) is a social-democratic political party in Latvia.[2] The party was founded on February 25, 2017. Since September 14, 2019 its leaders have been Antoņina Ņenaševa and Edmunds Cepurītis. The Progressives currently do not hold any seats in the Saeima or European Parliament, but they have significant representation in the Riga City Council.

  1. ^ "PROGRESĪVIE apstiprina jaunu ģenerālsekretāri – Lelde Vaivode" (in Latvian). Progresīvie. Retrieved 2021-01-02.
  2. ^ "13th Saeima elections: The parties (Part 2)". Public Broadcasting of Latvia. August 14, 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.