Presidential election in Lithuania to take place on May 12

  • 2023-11-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - A presidential election in Lithuania will be held on May 12, the country's parliament decided on Thursday after 119 MPs voted in favor, one vote against and one abstention.

According to the Constitution, the Seimas sets the date for a presidential election.

Last spring, the Seimas also announced that a compulsory referendum on the legalization of multiple citizenship would also be held on May 12.

If the first round of voting fails to elect a new president, the run-off will be held on May 26.