2019 European Parliament election in Lithuania


The European Parliament election of 2019 in Lithuania was held on 26 May 2019 to elect delegation from Lithuania to the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 2019 European election. The second round of the 2019 Lithuanian presidential election took place at the same time.[2]

European Parliament election in Lithuania, 2019

 2014 26 May 2019[1] 2024 

All 11 Lithuanian seats to the European Parliament
Turnout53.48%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Gabrielius Landsbergis Gintautas Paluckas Ramūnas Karbauskis
Party TS–LKD LSDP LVŽS
Alliance EPP S&D G-EFA
Leader since 25 April 2015 22 April 2017 28 February 2009
Last election 2 seats, 17.43% 2 seats, 17.26% 1 seats, 6.61%
Seats won 3 2 2
Seat change 1 1
Popular vote 245,918 199,217 157,604
Percentage 19.74% 15.88% 12.56%
Swing 2.31%p 1.38%p 5.95%p

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Viktor Uspaskich Eugenijus Gentvilas Aušra Maldeikienė
Party DP LRLS Aušra Maldeikienė's Train
Alliance Renew Renew EPP
Leader since 15 April 2018 9 December 2017
Last election 1 seat, 12.38% 1 seats, 16.55% new
Seats won 1 1 1
Seat change 1
Popular vote 112,964 81,916 80,703
Percentage 8.99% 6.59% 6.51%
Swing 3.39%p 9.91%p 6.51%p

  Seventh party
 
Leader Valdemar Tomaševski
Party AWPL
Alliance ECR
Leader since 1999
Last election 1 seat, 8.05%
Seats won 1
Seat change
Popular vote 69,263
Percentage 5.50%
Swing 2.55%p

301 candidates from 16 parties stood for 11 seats.[3]

Results


The Homeland Union received the most votes (19.74 per cent) and most seats (3), although it won only in 12 (or just over one-fifth of) municipalities. The Social Democratic Party of Lithuania received 15.88 per cent of the votes and 2 seats. This party won in 35 municipalities. The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union received 12.56 per cent of the votes and 2 seats. This party won in 6 municipalities. The Labour Party received 8.99 per cent of the votes and won 1 seat. This party won in 1 municipality.

Although Order and Justice and the Social Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania failed to win seats, these parties managed to obtain two municipalities (one municipality for each party).[4]

Party European

Group

Votes % Seats
Homeland Union (TS - LKD) EPP 245,918 19.74 3
Social Democratic Party of Lithuania (LSDP) S&D 199,217 15.88 2
Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) G/EFA 157,604 12.56 2
Labour Party (DP) ALDE 112,964 8.99 1
Liberal Movement (LRLS) ALDE 81,916 6.59 1
Public election committee "Aušra Maldeikienė's Train" (VKM-AMT) EPP 80,703 6.51 1
"Waldemar Tomaszewski Block" - Coalition of Christian Families Alliance and Lithuanian Russian Union (LLRA-KŠS) ECR 69,263 5.50 1
Lithuanian Centre Party (LCP) 64,091 5.13 0
Public election committee "President Rolandas Paksas' Movement" (VKM-PRPJ) 50,130 4.00 0
Public election committee "Vytautas Radžvilas: Recover the State!" (VKM-VRSV) 41,860 3.35 0
Order and Justice (TT) EFDD 34,298 2.73 0
Social Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania (LSDDP) 29,592 2.36 0
Lithuanian Green Party (LŽP) G/EFA 28,126 2.27 0
Lithuanian Freedom Union (Liberals) (LLS) ALDE 23,829 1.92 0
Public election committee "Strong Lithuania in United Europe" (SLVE) 16,671 1.26 0
Public election committee "Decisive Leap" (LŠ) 14,195 1.07 0
Total 1,322,036 100.00 11

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