Posts tagged as general elections

Lithuania’s general elections – key takeaways

Monday, October 12, 2020

Lithuania’s general election is far from over and the make-up of the 13th parliament, Seimas, will not be known until after the decisive runoff vote in two weeks. However, we can draw some tentative conclusions. Results in the multi-member constituency (70 seats): Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) –  24.8%  (23 seats) Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) –  17.5%  (16 seats) Labour Party (DP) –  9.5%  (9 seats) Social Democrats (LSDP)…

Replacement ID-card PIN codes only issued at PPA service points from March

Saturday, February 2, 2019

As Estonian ID-cards are now produced by a different manufacturer, replacement PIN codes necessary for digital identification will only be issued at the Police and Border Guard Board’s (PPA) service points starting from March, new PIN codes will no longer be provided by bank branches. Until the end of February, new PIN codes are issued to those who have forgotten or lost their original ones at Swedbank’s and SEB’s branches. Starting from March, those seeking to…

Latvia votes for future

By Viktors Domburs on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The general elections in Latvia will take place on October 6, 2018. On Saturday Latvians will choose their future. Though it sounds very pathetic, future of the country really depends on the results of these elections. In an interview with Latvian information agency LETA, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, commenting the atmosphere during this pre-election period, said that a serious battle of people’s minds and hearts is going on right now.…