elections

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Karolis Broga

Incumbent President Gitanas Nausėda on Thursday voted in advance in the 2024 presidential election runoff. The head of state, who garnered 43.95% of votes in the first round while his rival Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė was the runner-up with 20.05%, was reluctant to predict the outcome of electio...

Karolis Broga

The Seimas Committee on National Security and Defence on Wednesday will consider whether statements made by former presidential candidate Eduardas Vaitkus require parliament’s evaluation. Vaitkus garnered 7.33% of votes and finished 5th out of 8 candidates in the first round of the 2024 Lithuanian p...

Karolis Broga

Leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) Ramūnas Karbauskis admitted defeat of presidential candidate Ignas Vėgėlė in the first round. The party had endorsed lawyer Vėgėlė, an independent candidate, in Lithuania’s presidential election held on 12 May.

Justina Vaišvilaitė-Braziulienė

The Central Electoral Commission (VRK) has published data showing that independent presidential candidate Ignas Vėgėlė has amassed the most campaign cash so far. Conservative nominee Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė and Giedrimas Jeglinskas of the Democrats For Lithuania follow, with majority of the ...