On elections in Lithuania, the woman in the lead

The Prime Minister of Lithuania intends to resign because of the defeat in the elections. This politician told reporters, reports DELFI.

“I will file a resignation, and the government resigns,” said Saulius Skvernelis.
“Not going to the second round means that I do not have the trust of people that I can not lead the government,” — said DELFI Prime Minister.
He intends to resign on July 12.

Results of elections

Presidential elections were held in Lithuania on the eve, on Sunday. They were attended by 9 candidates. According to the latest data, the leader Ingrida Simonyte. She surpassed her closest competitor Gitanas Nauseda by 0.01%. 30.95% voted for Simonite, 30.94% – for Nauseda. Saulius Skvernyalis received 19.85% of the vote.
None of the presidential candidates managed to gain more than 50%.
The second round of elections will be held in two weeks, on May 26.
On May 12, two referendums were also held in Lithuania: on the reduction of the number of parliamentarians and the expansion of dual citizenship.
Both referendums were declared invalid due to low voter turnout.

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