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Case Law 2014-03-01 (05/02/2015)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Latvia) - Satversmes Tiesa

Date: 02/05/2015

Subject: The decision of the Constitutional Court stated the constitutional legitimacy of the Law on Elections of the Republic City Council and Municipality Council, where it prohibits electoral associations to propose candidates in town halls with more than 5.000 residents, recalling the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: Rihards Pētersons, Jana Simanovska, Uldis Kronblūms and Kārlis Vilciņš

Original language: English

Classification: Citizens’ rights - Art. 40 Right to vote at municipal elections - Right to stand as candidate at municipal elections

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