Lithuanian Presidental elections: Grybauskaitė leads in the latest polls

The elections for the Lithuanian Presidential chair will take place at May 11th. During the last poll that was committed by DELFI.LT, the current Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskitė is leading with 42.5% of the voices.

It is seems that the President Grybauskitė will stay in the Presidential palace after the elections in May. With almost half of the voices she is leading among eight candidates. Grybauskitė who has according to the latest poll of DELFI 42.5% is in the first place while Zigmantas Balčytis who is taking the second place will get according to the poll only 12.4% of the voices.

Artūras Paulauskas who was ranked by DELFI at the third place will get about 9.9% of the voices. Naglis Puteikis took the forth place with 3.5%, Vilnius Mair Artūras Zuokas got the fifth place with only 3.0% supporting voices, Valdemar Tomaševski, the face of the Lithuanian Pols got 2.9% and based on the sixth position, and Bronis Ropė took the last place in the poll with only 2.5% of support.

The important fact for the candidates is that 14.9% of the voters have not decided yet to whom they will give their voice. Now, the main goal of each and every candidate will be to get piece of those 14.9% to themselves. It will be not a surprise if the majority of those 14.9% will vote for Grybauskitė, but the other candidates will try to convince them not to vote for the current president.

Another interesting fact is that 8.4%  decided to not take part in the elections. The candidates will try to convince them to go to vote. The importance of each and every single voice is very important to the all candidates, even to Grybauskitė in order to secure the victory.

Aleksejus Podpruginas
Aleksejus Podpruginas is The Baltic Review author based in Israel