Posts tagged as socdems

Lithuania’s socdems under fire for compromising ‘left agenda’

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Lithuania’s Social Democratic Party (LSDP) performed poorly in the first round of parliamentary elections last Sunday and has now come under criticism for endorsing the incumbents in the second round of voting. Critics say that the social democrats are betraying the left agenda, on which they campaigned, by supporting parties like the Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS). Even though labeled as “centre-left”, the LVŽS is nothing of the kind, they…

Lithuania’s conservatives still most popular, socdems catching up – survey

Monday, February 24, 2020

Although the conservatives remain the most popular party in Lithuania, the opposition social democrats are catching up to the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens in second, according to a survey. The most popular party in February was the opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats with 17.7 percent, Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) with 11.6 percent in second, and Social Democratic Party of Lithuania (LSDP) with 11.3 percent…