In Lithuania finished voting in the presidential elections

В Литве завершилось голосование на выборах президента

In Lithuania finished voting in the presidential elections in the country, reports TASS.

Polling stations closed at 20:00 (time coincides with Moscow). To take part in the vote were entitled to about 2.5 million people.

The ballots were made to the names of the nine contenders for the presidency. At the same time a referendum on the introduction of dual citizenship and a reduction of 15% of deputies in Parliament.

Turnout in the presidential elections in Lithuania is not provided. In the absence of gross violations, they will be declared valid with any number of voters. It is reported that the police received about 50 reports of possible violations, including illegal campaigning and bribery of voters.

Provided for a referendum a 50% turnout, according to preliminary information, overcome.

According to opinion polls, the favorites of the presidential race are the 54-year-old economist Gitanas Nausea, 44-year-old former Minister of Finance Ingrida Simonyte and 48-year-old Prime Minister Saulius Squirrels. The current President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite has been in office for a second term and more eligible for this post can not.