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2019 Lithuanian presidential election

Lithuanians are called to the polls to elect the new President. Ingrida Šimonytė wins the first round and will dispute the second round with Gitanas Nausėda. Prime Minister and presidential candidate, Saulius Skvernelis is about to resign after the bad results of his candidature.

Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country were eligible to vote for her replacement.

  1. BBC
  2. Deutsche Welle
Polls close in Lithuania presidential election | DW | 12.05.2019

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  1. Lithuanians are called to the polls to elect the new President. Gitanas Nausėda wins the first round and will dispute the second round with Ingrida Šimonytė. Prime Minister and presidential candidate, Saulius Skvernelis is about to resign after the bad results of his candidature.
  2. Lithuanians are called to the polls to elect the new President. Ingrida Šimonytė wins the first round and will dispute the second round with Gitanas Nausėda. Prime Minister and presidential candidate, Saulius Skvernelis is about to resign after the bad results of his candidature.

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