Saulius Skvernelis
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Experts on S. Skvernelis’ candidacy: do not see pre-planning and see risks

Last week, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced his presidential bid. This decision has finalised matters on the political stage. Gitanas Nausėda, S. Skvernelis and Ingrida Šimonytė gather 40% of the vote according to surveys. Another 40% of potential voters are undecided and the remaining 20% is shared by the other candidates. Thus, the number of candidates is growing and the intrigue is rising. How the presidential election campaign will develop and who has the highest chances was discussed by experts on Monday’s LRT Forumas, lrt.lt writes. […]

Presidential candidates
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These presidential elections will be different: intrigue awaits

The nearing presidential elections will be rather different to the past two. In 2009, there was a clear leader and a second round wasn’t even needed, while in 2014 a second round did happen, but there was very little intrigue, lrt.lt writes. This time, however, things will be interesting – it will definitely be a new politician, who will arrive in Daukantas Square. Will this bring about greater voter turnout? […]

Saulius Skvernelis
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More than just falling ministers could hamper Skvernelis’ ratings

Gas, electricity and heating prices are rising. After paying up to 20% more for utilities during winter, the people will be electing their new municipal governments already in spring, as well as their representatives to the European Parliament. Lrt.lt questions – will the citizens, especially the “bottoms Lithuania”, want to vote for those, who did not stop the price increases? […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Gabrielius Landsbergis
Politics

Gap grows between Lithuania’s TS-LKD, LVŽS in popularity rating – survey

The opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats are going up the popularity ladder, leaving the constant rivals– the ruling Lithuanian farmers and Greens Union – far behind, a new survey shows. […]

Skvernelis, Matijošaitis, Nausėda, Ušackas
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Over three years, Nausėda‘s ratings have risen eightfold, Ušackas‘ – ninefold

Six candidates have declared their intent to participate in the 2019 presidential elections: Naglis Puteikis, Aušra Maldeikienė, Valentinas Mazuronis, Petras Auštrevičius, Žygimantas Pavilionis and Vygaudas Ušackas. Of the aforementioned, only Vygaudas Ušackas appears worthy of […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis, Gabrielius Landsbergis
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