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List of political parties in Lithuania

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This article lists political parties in Lithuania. Lithuania has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments. As of 2008, there are 37 political parties registered with the Ministry of Justice.[1]

Major parties

Current parties in the parliament

There are currently eight parties represented in the Seimas.

Name Leader Ideology Seimas MEPs
Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union
Lietuvos valstiečių ir žaliųjų sąjunga
LVŽS Ramūnas Karbauskis Centrism,
Green politics,
Green conservatism,
54 1
Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats
Tėvynės sąjunga - Lietuvos krikščionys demokratai
TS-LKD Gabrielius Landsbergis Conservatism,
Christian democracy,
National conservatism,
Liberal conservatism,
Economic liberalism,
31 2
Social Democratic Party of Lithuania
Lietuvos socialdemokratų partija
LSDP Gintautas Paluckas Social democracy,
17 2
Liberal Movement
Liberalų sąjūdis
LRLS Eugenijus Gentvilas Classical liberalism,
Conservative liberalism,
14 2
Order and Justice
Tvarka ir teisingumas
TT Remigijus Žemaitaitis National conservatism,
Lithuanian nationalism,
Right-wing populism,
Soft euroscepticism
8 2
Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania
Lietuvos lenkų rinkimų akcija
Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie
LLRA Valdemar Tomaševski Polish minority interests,
Christian democracy,
Soft euroscepticism,
8 1
Labour Party
Darbo partija
DP Živilė Pinskuvienė Centrism,
Social liberalism
2 1
Lithuanian Green Party
Lietuvos Žaliųjų Partija
LŽP Linas Balsys Centrism, Green politics,
Green liberalism
1 0
Lithuanian Centre Party
Lietuvos centro partija
LCP Naglis Puteikis Centrism,
National conservatism,
Soft euroscepticism,
1 0
Lithuanian List
Lietuvos sarašas
LS Darius Kuolys Centrism,
Social market economy
1 0

Minor parties

Former parties

Historical parties

See also


  1. ^ "Partijų derliaus metais užderėjo ir profsąjungų partija". Lietuvos Rytas. 2008-05-26. Retrieved 2008-05-28.