List of political parties in Lithuania


This article lists political parties in Lithuania. Lithuania has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments. As of 2020, there are 29 political parties registered with the Ministry of Justice, 2 of them in the process of being deregistered.[1]

Major parties


Current parties in the parliament

There are currently ten parties represented in the Seimas. The current government is a broad majority coalition of the Homeland Union - Lithuanian Christian Democrats, Liberal Movement and Freedom Party.

Name Abbreviation Leader Ideology Seimas MEPs
Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats
Tėvynės sąjunga - Lietuvos krikščionys demokratai
TS-LKD Gabrielius Landsbergis Conservatism
Christian democracy
Liberal conservatism
National conservatism
Lithuanian nationalism
Pro-Europeanism
50 3
Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union
Lietuvos valstiečių ir žaliųjų sąjunga
LVŽS Ramūnas Karbauskis Centrism
Agrarianism
Green conservatism
Pro-Europeanism
Technocracy
32 2
Liberal Movement
Liberalų sąjūdis
LRLS Viktorija Čmilytė - Nielsen Liberalism
Classical liberalism
Conservative liberalism
Pro-Europeanism
13 1
Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Lietuvos socialdemokratų partija
LSDP Gintautas Paluckas Social democracy[2]
Democratic socialism[2]
Feminism[2]
Progressivism[2]
Pro-Europeanism[2]
13 2
Freedom Party

Laisvės Partija

LP Aušrinė Armonaitė Liberalism
Progressivism

Feminism
Pro-Europeanism

11 0
Labour Party
Darbo partija
DP Viktor Uspaskich Centrism

Conservative liberalism
Populism

10 1
Social Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania
Lietuvos socialdemokratinė darbo partija
LSDDP Gediminas Kirkilas Social democracy[3]
Third Way[3]
Paternalistic conservatism[3]
Social market economy[3]
Left-wing nationalism[3]
Pro-Europeanism[3]Populism
3 0
Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania
Lietuvos lenkų rinkimų akcija
Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie
LLRA Valdemar Tomaševski Polish minority interests
Social conservatism
Christian fundamentalism
Clericalism
Soft euroscepticism
Russophilia
3 1
Freedom and Justice
Laisvė ir teisingumas
LT Remigijus Žemaitaitis Liberalism[4]
Conservative liberalism
1 0
Lithuanian Green Party

Lietuvos žaliųjų partija

LŽP Remigijus Lapinskas Centrism

Green liberalism

Pro-Europeanism

1 0

Parties without parliamentary representation


Defunct and unregistered parties


Historical parties


See also


References


  1. Lithuanian Ministry of Justice (2020-04-07). "LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKOS POLITINIŲ PARTIJŲ SĄRAŠAS" (PDF). Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  2. "Partijos statutas". LSDP (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  3. "Partijos programa". LSDDP (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  4. Partija "Laisvė ir teisingumas". "Lietuvos Respublikos seimo rinkimų programos metmenys" (PDF) (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2020-07-07.