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Prime Minister of Latvia

Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
Flag of the Prime Minister of Latvia
Incumbent
Laimdota Straujuma

since 22 January 2014
Appointer President of Latvia
Term length General elections to the Saeima are held every four years at most. The Prime Minister is by convention the leader of the victorious party. No term limits are imposed on the office.
Inaugural holder Kārlis Ulmanis
Formation 19 November 1918

The Minister-President of Latvia (Latvian: Ministru prezidents) is the most powerful member of the Government of the Republic of Latvia, and presides over the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers. The Prime Minister is nominated by the President of Latvia, but must be able to obtain the support of a majority of Saeima (parliament).

The tables below display all Latvian Prime Ministers for both the first period when Latvia was independent (1918–1940) and since the country regained its independence (1990–present). From 1990 to 6 July 1993, the office was known as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, but is generally considered to have been the same role.

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