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European elections, 23 - 26 May 2019, country sheet: Lithuania

· Official EE19 website

https://www.vrk.lt/en/2019-europos-parlamento

· Other elections/referenda held the same day

Presidential (2nd round)

· Number of MEPs before/after Brexit

11/11

· Current government

Union of Farmers and Greens (Greens/EFA) & LSDDP & TT (EFDD), since November 2016 (with some modifications)


ELECTORAL RULES


· Obligatory vote

no

· Number of constituencies

1

· Preferential vote

yes

· Postal vote

only those voting in other EU Member States

· Advanced vote

yes, from 20 May

· Threshold to get elected

5 %

· Day of EE19

Sunday, 26 May

· Opening time of polling stations

06.00 CET

· Closing time of polling stations

19.00 CET

· Exit polls

none

· Official announcement of first results

no set hour

· Provisional final results expected

by 2 June 2019


VOTERS


· Total

2 486 915

· Minimum age

18

· Average age

N/A


CANDIDATES


· Lists (total)

16

· Candidates (total)

301

· Female candidates %

34.22 % (overall)

· Legal minimum age

18

· Lead candidates per list or party (affiliation)
(In bold those represented in outgoing EP)

TS-LKD (EPP) – Liudas Mažylis

LSDP (S&D) – Vilija Blinkevičiūtė

LVŽS (Greens/EFA) – Bronis Ropė

LRLS (ALDE) – Petras Auštrevičius

DP (ALDE) – Viktor Uspaskich

LLRA-KŠS+LRA (ENF) – Valdemar Tomaševski

· MEPs re-running
(in bold lead candidate of list)

Vilija Blinkevičiūtė (LSDP)

Petras Auštrevičius (LRLS)

Viktor Uspaskich (DP)

Valentinas Mazuronis (DP)

Valdemar Tomaševski (LLRA-KŠS)

Laima Liucija Andrikienė (TS-LKD)

Bronis Ropė (LVŽS)

Antanas Guoga (LCP)

Rolandas Paksas (Movement of President Rolandas Paksas)

RESULTS 2014


MEPs

% votes

TS-LKD

2

16.46 %

LSDP

2

16.30 %

LRLS

2

15.63 %

TT

2

13.46 %

DP

1

12.10 %

LLRA+LRA

1

7.60 %

LVŽS

1

6.24 %


TURNOUT 2014

47.35 %