Anti-establishment Latvian party gets boost on founder’s detention, but no majority

The latest voter polls in Latvia are showing some impact from the balagāns (cheap-ass carnival) at the Latvian parliament or Saeima on June 20, when anti-corruption police detained Artuss Kaimiņš, an unaffiliated member of the Saeima and founder of an anti-establishment party that hopes to make gains in this fall’s national elections in the Baltic country.

After Kaimiņš and a member of his “Who Owns the State?” (KPVLV) party governing board as well as a local businessman were taken in for questioning, Kaimiņš and the KPVLV candidate for Prime…