Posts tagged as October elections

Lithuania: Online voting may not be possible in October elections

Friday, July 10, 2020

Although the Lithuanian parliament has allowed online voting in the upcoming October general election, it may not be possible to have it ready in time, according to the country’s Central Electoral Commission (VRK). The new law, passed last month, allows voters who are abroad or in self-isolation to vote online during pandemics. “We all have agreed that there is very little time to prepare high quality solutions,” the Central Electoral…

Lithuanian PM presents last yearly report before October elections

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is presenting his government’s 2019 annual report – the last before the October general election – to the parliament on Tuesday. The prime minister said in the report that Lithuania’s gross domestic product grew by 12.4 percent since 2016 when the current government coalition won the election. “In light of the impact of the pandemic on the economy, we can say today that the government,…