May 12, 2019 Held


Republic of Lithuania

Election for Lithuanian Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,415,649
Valid Votes:1,405,756
Invalid Votes:9,893

Vote Share by Candidate:

Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ441,860


Gitanas NAUSĖDA437,925


Saulius SKVERNELIS278,493


Vytenis Povilas ANDRIUKAITIS67,758


Arvydas JUOZAITIS66,423


Valdemar TOMAŠEVSKI56,398


Mindaugas PUIDOKAS36,538


Naglis PUTEIKIS11,204


Valentinas MAZURONIS9,157

Election Results Modified: May 13, 2019

General Information

Note on the Results: The top two candidates, Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ and Gitanas NAUSĖDA, will head to a second round on May 26.

At Stake in this Election:

  • The office of President of Lithuania

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Dalia GRYBAUSKAITE
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Saulius SKVERNELIS
  • Assembly: Lithuania has a unicameral Parliament (Seimas) with 141 seats.

* Current President Dalia GRYBAUSKAITE is finishing her second term and is ineligible to run in this election.

Electoral System:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote to serve up to two five-year terms. If no candidate wins an absolute majority of the votes with at least 50% turnout, or receives votes equal to at least one third of all registered voters, the election goes to a second round between the top two candidates.

Candidates in this Election:

  • Vytenis Povilas ANDRIUKAITIS
  • Arvydas JUOZAITIS
  • Valentinas MAZURONIS
  • Gitanas NAUSĖDA
  • Mindaugas PUIDOKAS
  • Naglis PUTEIKIS
  • Saulius SKVERNELIS
  • Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ
  • Valdemar TOMAŠEVSKI

* All candidates for president are independent. While some candidates belong to and/or are supported by a political party, the office of the president is formally non-partisan.

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 2,864,459 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 2,486,917

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 1,544,296 (2019 est.)
  • Is Lithuania a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Lithuania ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (18 January 1994)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 34 (following the 2012 elections)
  • Human Development Index Position: 35 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Lithuania a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Lithuania ratified CRPD: Yes (18 August 2010)
  • Population with a disability: 432,665 (est.)
Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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