Vygaudas Ušackas, Žygimantas Pavilionis

Ušackas, Pavilionis plan on running for president, Šimonytė, Nausėda mum

Lithuania’s former diplomats Vygaudas Ušackas and Žygimantas Pavilionis on Friday confirmed plans of running for early elections of the conservative party that will pick its candidate for president. […]

Linas Balsys, Aušra Maldeikienė, Naglis Puteikis

Which presidential candidate would “protest Lithuania” choose?

Candidates who openly speak about society’s pains – massive poverty, emigration, prices rises due to adopting the euro and who will not arrogantly deny existing problems can expect a successful showing at the presidential elections. […]

Živilė Pinskuvienė

Labour Party loses over 1,000 members in 6 months

After suffering a defeat in the October 2016 general elections and having change of leadership, the Labour Party has lost over 1,000 members over the past six months, which is the biggest loss among all political parties of Lithuania. […]

Gintautas Paluckas

ELECTIONS. SocDems after losing – three alternatives for their future

The biggest loser in this Seimas election has been the Labour Party, having failed to pass the 5% vote barrier. That said, no less a blow was that to the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) which had been dominant in ratings nigh on up to election day. What do the Social Democrats need to do after this loss to Gabrielius LandsbergisConservatives and Ramūnas Karbauskis’ “Peasants”? […]

Rolandas Paksas

ELECTIONS. Removing Order and Justice from elections ccould have harmful repercussions

The Central Electoral Commission (VRK) has hinted at a potential removal of the Order and Justice Party from the current Seimas elections due to suspicions of buying votes, distributing the mandates the party has earned to other parties. This could turn into a harmful precedent believe political scientists Mažvydas Jastramskis and Lauras Bielinis. […]