ElectionGudie

May 11, 2014 Held

1,331,982
Voted
Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania

Election for President

Results

51%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,331,982
Valid Votes:1,311,537
Invalid Votes:20,455

Candidates:

Dalia GRYBAUSKAITE611,293

46.61

Zigmantas BALČYTIS181,555

13.84

Artūras PAULAUSKAS160,058

12.20

Naglis PUTEIKIS124,216

9.47

Valdemar TOMASEVSKI109,627

8.36

Artūras ZUOKAS69,553

5.30

Bronis ROPĖ55,235

4.21

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Lithuania

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Dalia GRYBAUSKAITE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Algirdas BUTKEVICIUS
  • Assembly: Lithuania has a unicameral Parliament (Seimas) with 141 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote to serve a 5-year term. The president is limited to two 5-year terms in office.

Candidates in this presidential race:[1]

  • Dalia GRYBUSKAITĖ
  • Zigmantas BALČYTIS
  • Artūras PAULAUSKAS
  • Bronis ROPĖ
  • Valdemar TOMAŠEVSKI
  • Artūras ZUOKAS
  • Naglis PUTEIKIS

Election Information:

The last presidential election was held on May 17, 2009. Dalia GRYBUSKAITĖ was elected with 68.21 percent of the vote. Results can be found here. If no candidate receives an absolute majority of votes in the first round of the election, a second round of elections will be held on May 25, alongside elections for the European Parliament.

Population and Voter Registration:

  • Population: 2,932,367 (2014)
  • Registered Voters: 2,559,398 (2014)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 1,582,061 (2014)

·         Is Lithuania a signatory to CEDAW: N/A

·         Has Lithuania ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (18 January 1994)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 34 (following the 2012 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 37 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Lithuania a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Lithuania ratified CRPD: Yes (18 August 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 448,165 (est.)


[1] All candidates for president are independent. While some candidates belong to a political party, the office of the president is non-partisan.