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2019.05.12 18:02

‘Unprecedented’ voter turnout at the Lithuanian embassy in London

LRT.lt2019.05.12 18:02

Lines have formed outside the Lithuanian embassy in London, as voters wait to have their say in presidential election, and the two referendums.

UK’s Lithuanian Youth Union (JKLJS) have shared pictures on Facebook on Sunday, showing lines stretching out into the street. According to Lithuanian World Community (LPB), there is now an hour waiting-time at the booths.

Referendum on citizenship retention is asking whether Lithuania should allow its citizens dual nationality from a set of eligible countries.

In London, where the question of citizenship referendum has been critical, voter turnout has been “unprecedented,” according to the LPB.

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