An Analysis of the Lithuanian Parliamentary Elections 2016

By Simona PronckutÄ—


Lithuania has a mixed electoral system. In fact, 141 members of the Lithuanian Parliament Seimas were elected according to a mixed majoritarian and proportional representation system. More precisely, 71 members were elected from single-mandate districts, while 70 got elected from multi-mandate districts.[1] Lithuanian voters, as well as political parties, did not expect the recent parliamentary election on 9 and 23 October to deliver surprises. Continue Reading