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Published: 7 april 2020 17:10

Matas Baltrukevičius. What electoral system does Lithuania need?

Matas Baltrukevičius
Vygaudo Juozaičio nuotr. / Matas Baltrukevičius

While we cannot be sure of anything in the current context of combatting COVID-19, nevertheless there should be Seimas elections in October. If the pandemic does not adjust this, their procedures will be as usual, despite how the ruling coalition has attempted to lower the electoral threshold. However, there are increasing discussions on how the parliament should be elected in the future. Most likely, new ideas will only increase in number – President Gitanas Nausėda also urges to discuss the electoral system.

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