May 12, 2024 Held


Republic of Lithuania

Election for Lithuanian Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,439,997
Valid Votes:1,428,390
Invalid Votes:11,607

Vote Share by Candidate:

Gitanas NAUSĖDA632,811


Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ288,774


Ignas VĖGĖLĖ177,863


Remigijus ŽEMAITAITIS132,599


Eduardas VAITKUS105,255


Dainius ŽALIMAS51,417


Andrius MAZURONIS19,905


Giedrimas JEGLINSKAS19,766


Results Notes

Results Source: VRK

Election Results Modified: May 29, 2024

General Information

At Stake in this Election: 

  • Presidency of Lithuania 

A referendum on the constitutional definition of citizenship will be held concurrently.

  • Chief of State: President Gitanas NAUSĖDA (since 12 July 2019) 

  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ (since 24 November 2020) 

  • Assembly: unicameral Parliament (Seimas) with 141 seats

  • The President is directly elected by majority vote in up to two rounds. To be elected in the first round, a candidate must either: win an absolute majority of the vote if at least half of the electorate participates or win the largest number of votes which must also represent at least 1/3 of the total electorate if less than half of the electorate participates. The second round, if applicable, is determined by plurality vote. The President may serve up to two 5-year terms. 

  • The Prime Minister is nominated by the President and confirmed by Parliament 

  • In Parliament, 71 members are elected by absolute majority vote from single-seat constituencies and 70 are elected by proportional representation vote from a single, nationwide constituency. All 141 members are directly elected and serve unlimited 4-year terms.

In the 2019 presidential election, Gitanas NAUSĖDA won in a single round with 65.86% of the vote, defeating Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ. Voter turnout was 53.88%.

Information for Voters: 

Informacija rinkėjui / Voter Information (in Lithuanian)

Key Deadlines: 

The role of President is considered non-partisan in Lithuania, therefore candidates run as independents. 

  • Giedrimas JEGLINSKAS 

  • Andrius MAZURONIS 

  • Gitanas NAUSĖDA 

  • Incumbent 

  • Ingrida ŠIMONYTĖ 

  • Eduardas VAITKUS 

  • Ignas VĖGĖLĖ 

  • Dainius ŽALIMAS 

  • Remigijus ŽEMAITAITIS

Population and Registered Voters: 

Gender Data: 

Disability Data: 

  • CRPD Status: Signed 30 March 2007, Ratified 18 August 2010 

  • Projected population with a disability: 453,062 (2022 est.)

IFES Resources: 

  • Does IFES have a presence in Lithuania: No 

  • Election Access: Yes 

  • Election Judgements:  Yes, 14 resources 

Election Modified: May 14, 2024

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