His candidacy was supported by nine members of the Duma voted against four.

As previously reported, Lembergs headed by the party "Latvia and Ventspils" in the municipal elections received the city Council's nine seats out of 13, the same as in the previous convocation of the Duma.

The other four places were obyedinenny the list of "Unity", the National Association and the Latvian Association of regions. The head of the list is Girts Valdis Kristovskis.