Ramūnas Karbauskis, Gabrielius Landsbergis and Saulius Skvernelis

Newest ratings: in the background of political bickering – bad news for the cabinet

The two opposing political forces – the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) maintain their positions, but in the evaluations of the cabinet, signs of institutional […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Ramūnas Karbauskis, Andrius Palionis and Eugenijus Gentvilas

Newest ratings: leaders surface, unfazed by scandals

The scandals, which seem to come every day, linked to both the “Farmers” and the Conservatives, have failed to cause significant harm to either party’s ratings. Meanwhile the new Social Democrat Labour Party of Gediminas […]

Seimas elections 2016

Reflecting on pre-ELECTION polling

The Conservatives and “Peasants” obtained better election results than predicted by polls through voter loyalty, low turnout among the Social Democrat electorate and the various scandals surrounding the incumbent coalition government believe sociologists. Polls by […]

Algirdas Butkevičius, Ramūnas Karbauskis, Gabrielius Landsbergis

ELECTIONS. Crumbling Social Democrat lead. Analysis

With the Seimas election already this weekend, the latest poll data shows that three parties are currently neck and neck in the electoral race. The Social Democrats (LSDP) have managed to maintain a lead, but it is a tenuous one with both the Peasant Greens (LVŽS) and Conservatives (TS-LKD) in close pursuit. While there are a number of coalition variants being discussed, the final outcomes of this election are currently anyone’s guess. […]