Lithuania has elected!

Parliamentary Elections 2008

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The EPP member party Homeland Union/Lithuanian Christian Democrats won the first round of the parliamentary election held on 12th of October. The Homeland Union with his leader Andrius Kubilius gained 19.70% votes and has already 18 seats in the Lithuanian Parliament. The second best result has the National Resurrection Party by the Entertainer Arūnas Valinskas, which gained 15.10% of the votes and 13 seats. Next comes the Order and Justice Party by the Ex-President Rolandas Paksas with 12.68% votes and 11 seats in the Parliament. The governing party Social Democrats gained only 11.72% votes.


Andreas Michael Klein, Rita Lapinienė

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Berlin, October 17, 2008