Jonas Pinskus

Labour Party nominates Jonas Pinskus to run for Vilnius mayor

The Vilnius unit of the Labour Party has approved a list of candidates to run for the Vilnius City Council. Jonas Pinskus was nominated as the party’s candidate for the mayor of Vilnius. […]


Lithuania’s Polish party leader to run for Vilnius mayor

The Council of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania is nominating its leader Valdemar Tomaševski to run for the post of Vilnius mayor, the politician himself confirmed to BNS on Wednesday. […]

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Lithuanian parliament passes amendment allowing EU citizens to run in municipal and EP elections

With 54 votes in favour, 3 against and 10 abstentions, Lithuania’s parliament approved draft amendments to the preamble to the Law on Political Parties, implementing the requirement laid down in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to guarantee citizens of the union who are not nationals of that state the right to stand as candidates in municipal elections and in elections to the European Parliament, the Seimas’ press service reports. […]

Gintautas Paluckas

Lithuania’s social democrats pick candidate for Vilnius mayor election

Gintautas Paluckas, executive secretary of the Social Democratic Party and former director of Vilnius city municipal administration, was chosen by the party’s Vilnius branch as the candidate in next year’s mayoral election. […]