The Social Democratic Party (LSDP) remains the firm leader in public opinion polls, shows the latest survey commissioned by the news website delfi.lt that was conducted by Spinter.
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President Gitanas Nausėda continues to lead presidential polls, with support slightly growing in September, the latest survey shows.
MP Saulius Skvernelis, chair of the opposition’s Democrats For Lithuania, believes the Social Democratic Party may rescue the tax reform bill in the Seimas.
Respondents see incumbent President Gitanas Nausėda as the most likely candidate in the next presidential election, the latest poll shows.
Chair of the Social Democratic Party (LSDP), MEP Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, accuses Gabrielius Landsbergis, leader of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), of causing political havoc and calls on him to assume responsibility for this.
On Tuesday, the Lithuanian Parliament will decide whether to hold a snap election amid the municipal expenses scandal. However, views of political parties diverge on the issue.
The Estonian government announces it has approved its action programme for 2023–2027, which sets out the activities, responsibilities, and terms for implementing the objectives of the coalition agreement between the Estonian Reform Party, Estonia 200, and the Estonian Social Democratic Party.
Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Thursday he has fired Saulius Caplinskas, director of the Center for Communicable Diseases and AIDS (CCDA), for "failing to perform his duties".
Ingrida Simonyte, the conservative Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats' lead candidate, was the only party leader to secure an outright victory in single-member constituencies in Sunday's first round of voting.
At 1am, Monday, the opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats party has been leading in Lithuania's parliament election in the multi-member constituenc.
The presidium of the opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania on Thursday approved the party's preliminary candidate list for the upcoming Seimas election.
Representatives of the opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania and the country's President-elect Gitanas Nauseda on Thursday discussed the possibility to hold early general elections.
Sociologists are already looking into scenarios, which could decide choices in the second round of the presidential elections and the leading candidate supporters’ views, as well as how they are distributed based on social and geographic parameters.
On the day when campaigning was banned in not only the municipal, but also presidential and European Parliament elections, president Dalia Grybauskaitė lashed out against candidate Saulius Skvernelis over his supposed “international shame.”
The Seimas opposition parties – Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), Liberal Movement (LRLS) and Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) – have agreed on an opposition leader.
Based on the ruling parties’ results in the municipal elections, we can predict their potential results in the Seimas elections.
The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and the Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) remain at the top of party ratings, the most recent Spinter Tyrimai survey shows.
The municipal elections brought on few surprises.
On Sunday night, the mayors of all sixty municipalities were revealed: a third of them were elected during the first round, with the rest in the second round. Of the sixty mayors, more than half were re-elected for another term.
On Sunday, the municipal council elections concluded, with Lithuania having decided, who will lead it for the coming four years. That said, in a Monday press conference to discuss the election results, Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science (VU TSPMI) director,...