Elections to the Seimas

New ratings – concerning trends

Bad news for the LiberalsIf elections were to happen next Sunday, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) would triumph in it following its continued rise in popularity. Political scientist Virgis Valentinavičius warns that the […]

Viktoras Pranskietis, Saulius Skvernelis and Ramūnas Karbauskis

Support for Peasants and Greens continues to rise

The Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU), the party that triumphed in last October’s parliamentary elections, continues to gain in popularity, according to the latest opinion poll published by the Delfi news website on Monday. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Saulius Skvernelis

First opinion polls – incredible voters’ euphoria

Support for the Peasant and Greens Union skyrocketed following the elections. How long this euphoria will last depends on the decisions made by the party which won the elections states Baltijos Tyrimai sociologist Romas Mačiūnas. […]

The Seimas

Faces we won’t see in the new Seimas

On October 23 voters closed the door on a number of political old guard, the hopes of many who wished to keep their membership in Seimas were broken. The moods of those who failed to be re-elected vary – some intend to savour their freedom, some intend to seek work or spend time with their families. In total there will be 82 new faces in Seimas, 5 of them returning after a break. 59 members of Seimas were re-elected, but a large number of the old guard will be gone. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis, Gabrielius Landsbergis ir  Algirdas Butkevičius

A few days to ELECTIONS – deciding factors. Analysis

This Seimas election is changing the Lithuanian political map. The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) are two entities which will dominate political life for the next […]

N.Puteikis, A.Paleckis, A.Butkevičius, A.Maldeikienė, A.Zuokas

ELECTIONS. The final battle for single-mandate districts – highlights

With less than two weeks remaining to the second round of Seimas elections, a number of candidates will be fighting for their survival in the political arena. It will be up to voters whether we will see Algirdas Paleckis, Naglis Puteikis, Artūras Zuokas, Aušra Maldeikienė, Virginija Bailtraitienė and others in the new Seimas. […]