Influence Index 2020: Most Influential Latvian MEPs

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 27 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons check out the full study.

The analysis uses data and insights from the one-year period up to August 2020. There have since been some changes in European parliamentary seats and leadership positions.  Continue Reading

Update: Top 3 Most Influential Latvian MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

Krišjānis Kariņš, member of the party VIENOTĪBA (EPP), is the most influential Latvian MEP. He is the head of Latvian delegation in the EPP and the political coordinator of his group in the key Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Continue Reading

Top 3 most influential Latvian MEPs (September 2016)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

The most influential Latvian MEP, Krišjānis Kariņš, was born in the United States and moved to Latvia after finishing his doctorate in Linguistics in Pennsylvania. Continue Reading