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Article 6

(1) If the President of State, state controller, a member of the National Board of Control or Audit Department, judge, prosecutor or military person has been nominated as a candidate for the elections, he/she shall resign from office (service) and notify the Central Election Commission about it within one month after the list of candidates for the Saeima elections (further called list of candidates) has been registered.

(2) A member of a city, district or rural municipal council can be nominated as a candidate for the Saeima elections but he/she shall lose the mandate in the respective council upon being elected to the Saeima.