Lithuanian Opposition Gains Before Election, Poll Indicates
Support for the Social Democratic Party surged to 17.9 percent from the previous 14.2 percent, in a survey conducted between July 20 and July 29, Delfi said. The Labor Party was favored by 16.9 percent, up from 13.3 percent. Order & Justice ranked third with 9.4 percent and Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius’s Homeland Union was on 7.7 percent.
The Liberal Movement, a partner in the current ruling coalition, is the fifth political party that would pass the 5 percent threshold in the election, with 5.2 percent support, according to the survey.
The poll of 1,007 eligible voters had a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points. The election takes place on Oct. 14.
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