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2019.06.25 09:24

President-elect Nausėda tops Lithuania's approval ratings – poll

BNS 2019.06.25 09:24

President-elect Gitanas Nausėda is the most favoured politician in Lithuania, according to the latest opinion poll released by the daily Lietuvos Rytas on June 22.

Nausėda was viewed favorably by 64.7 percent of those polled by Vilmorus. 

The president-elect overtook outgoing President Dalia Grybauskaitė whose approval rating edged down to 61.3 percent in June, from 63.9 percent in April. 

Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis held onto his number three position with 57.1 percent, down from 59.4 percent in April.  

Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Seimas who is currently embroiled in a stand-off with his party leader, saw his approval rating jump to 53.7 percent in June, from 42.5 percent in April. 

Vilmorus conducted the poll between June 7 and 15.