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. He also drafted several legislative files, such as a report on the common rules for the internal market in electricity, as well as a report on the transparency of financial transactions and of corporate entities.

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Read our overall assessment on the most influential MEPs in the European Parliament and the most influential MEPs on different policy areas.

Also read the other updated assessments by country:

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