Lithuanian government backs early e-terminal voting

The Government of Lithuania on Wednesday backed amendments stipulating introduction of electronic voting terminals for early voting in general elections and referenda. […]


Emigrant voting rights stir debates in Europe

In recent years, several European countries have made it easier for their citizens living abroad to vote. Some have even created electoral districts to represent emigrants. This is a controversial issue in the countries that grant these rights and in the countries where the immigrants reside, and accusations of foreign meddling in domestic issues abound. Expatriates are becoming an increasingly attractive electoral group for some countries as nationalist parties become more popular throughout the Continent. This will create tension between the countries that impose strict immigration policies and those that want to attract the votes of their citizens living abroad. […]


Early voting in land sale referendum kicks off sluggishly

Early voting in the referendum on a ban on sale of agricultural land to foreigners in Lithuania started on Wednesday. Voter turnout is considerably lower than during the recent presidential and EP elections, officials say. […]