General election, polls ready to go



Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė remains the country’s most popular political figure. She is followed by MEP Viktor Uspaskich, leader of opposition Labor Party.

27.1 percent of respondent said Grybauskaitė was the best representative of their interests. The second most popular politician is Uspaskich supported as the best representative of interests by 7.3.

Parliamentary Speaker Irena Degutienė, leader of the ruling Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, was seen as best representative of voters’ interests by 6.5 percent.

Lithuania’s opposition Labor Party continues heading popularity polls. Labor Party would collect votes of 17.8 percent of eligible voters, if elections were held now. The party is closely followed by the Social Democratic Party that had been at the top of popularity surveys for a long time before with 16.3 percent

Let’s that the “policial arena” begin.