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Legislative elections: Seimas, 4-year term, 141 seats, 5% threshold (combined lists 7%), parallel voting system (70 PR + 71 FPTP; two rounds):
           · President: Dalia Grybauskaite · Prime Minister: Algirdas Butkevičius (LSDP) · Government: LSDP, DP, TT, AWPL

Party 2012 2008
Darbo Partija (DP)
Labour Party
Centrism
Social liberalism
 
2003
 
 
ALDE
 
 
19,8% 29 9,0% 10
Lietuvos Socialdemokratų Partija (LSDP)
Lithuanian Social Democratic Party
Social democracy
 
 
2001
1896''
 
PES
SI 
 
18,4% 39 11,8% 26
Tėvynės Sąjunga – Lietuvos Krikščionys Demokratai (TS-LKD)
Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats
Conservatism
Christian democracy
 
1993
 
 
EPP
IDU 
 
15,1% 33 19,6% 44
Lietuvos Respublikos Liberalų Sąjūdis (LRLS)
Liberals' Movement of the Republic of Lithuania
Liberalism
 
 
2006
 
 
ALDE
 
 
8,6% 10 5,7% 11
Drąsos Kelias (DK)
Way of Courage
-
 
 
2012
 
 
 
 
 
8,0% 7 - -
Tvarka ir Teisingumas (TT)
Order and Justice
National conservatism
 
 
2002
  
 
MELD
 
 
7,3% 11 12,7% 15
Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie (AWPL)
Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania
Polish minority interests
Christian democracy
 
1994
 
 
AECR
 
 
5,8% 8 4,8% 3
Lietuvos Valstiečių ir Žaliųjų Sąjunga (LVZS)
Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union
(former LVLS)
Agrarianism
Centrism
 
2005
1922'' 
 
 
 
 
 3,9% 1  3,7% 3
Liberalų ir Centro Sąjunga (LiCS)
Liberal and Centre Union
Liberalism
 
 
2003
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 
2,1% - 5,3% 8
Tautos Prisikėlimo Partija (TPP)
National Revival Party
(merged into LiCS in 2011)
-
(centre-right)
 
2008
 
 
 
 
 
- - 15,1% 16
Naujoji Sąjunga – Socialliberalai (NS)
New Union – Social Liberals
(merged into DP in 2011)
Social liberalism
 
 
1998
 
 
ALDE
LI'' 
 
- - 3,7% 1
Independents - 3 - 4
Others 11,0% - 8,6% -
Total - 141 - 141
Turnout (1st round) 52,9% 48,6%

  © 2012 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Vyriausioji Rinkimu Komisija (http://www.vrk.lt).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1990-2008).