Lithuania Presidential Poll Runoff Kicks Off - The New Indian Express

Lithuania Presidential Poll Runoff Kicks Off

Published: 25th May 2014 01:15 PM

Last Updated: 25th May 2014 01:15 PM

VILNIUS: The Presidential poll runoff kicked off in Lithuania Sunday.

The country's incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite and her rival Zigmantas Balcytis were competing for presidency in the runoff Sunday.

In the first round May 11, Grybauskaite received 45.9 per cent of vote, slightly falling short of the 50-per cent threshold needed to win a second term. 

Her challenger, Social Democrat Zigmantas Balcytis gathered 13.6 per cent of vote.

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