Rolandas Paksas

ELECTIONS. New populists admire demise of the old populists

It was only four years ago that the Labour Party (DP) and Order and Justice (TT) got a quite a bit of support from some of the electorate. The latest polls show that both of […]

Valentinas Mazuronis

Why are many Lithuanian party leaders not standing for their parties in elections?

MEP Valentinas Mazuronis, the chairman of Lithuania’s Labour Party, has confirmed he will not be leading his party in October’s general elections. That, according to a political analyst, shows that he prioritizes a cushy seat in the European Parliament over volatility of national politics.

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Who’ll win the Seimas elections?

Most observers reckon that, after the Seimas elections, the nucleus of the ruling coalition will be made up of Social Democrats and Liberals, with Ramūnas Karbauskas’s Peasant and Green party and other independent parties contributing to the coalition as well. […]

Viktor Uspaskich, Rolandas Paksas

Labour and Order and Justice face changing electoral fortunes

The Labour Party and Order and Justice, two members of Lithuania’s current ruling coalition, are parties whose political fortunes are headed for decline, according to analysts. […]