Economist Gitanas Nausea won in the second round of presidential elections in Lithuania. About the Agency
As noted, after counting most of the ballots 54-year-old Nauseda was supported by 71% of voters. He was ahead of his main rival, Ingrida Simonyte, she enlisted the support of 28% of voters.
Journalists emphasize that Nausea has been successful largely because was not associated with any of the major political parties. He previously served as chief economist of the Lithuanian division of SEB Bank. He promised that he will fight injustice and to do everything in his power to improve the lives of ordinary residents.
Note that Lithuania is a parliamentary country, but the President can influence foreign and domestic policy. In addition, he argues the government.
We will remind, the acting head of state Dalia Grybauskaite leads Lithuania for the second time in a row. According to the legislation of the country, on the third she has no right to claim.