ZIGMANTAS BALČYTIS CANDIDATE FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL
Zigmantas Balčytis, the member of the European Parliament and one of the LSDP vice-chairmen, today stands as the party’s major candidate.
22 LSDP candidates to the EP
LSDP presents the list of 22 candidates to the European Parliament, approved by the Party’s Congress on January 18:
- Mr Zigmantas Balčytis, MEP, is also the LSDP presidential candidate in the upcoming elections, which second round is to be held simultaneously with the European Parliament elections in May.
- Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, MEP.
- Mr Juozas Olekas, MP, Minister of Defence.
- Mr Gediminas Kirkilas, MP, Vice-Speaker of the Seimas, Chair of Committee on European Affairs.
- Ms Birutė Vėsaitė, MP, Member of Committees on Economy and European Affairs, Energy Commission.
- Mr Juras Požela, MP, Chair of Commission on Youth and Sport Affairs.
- Mr Remigijus Motuzas, First Deputy of General Secretary of the Government.
- Mr Juozas Bernatonis, MP, Minister of Justice.
- Ms Irena Šiaulienė, MP, Head of LSDP Political Group in the Seimas, Member of Committee on Development of Information Society.
- Ms Marija Aušrinė Pavilionienė, MP, Member of Committee on Human Rights.
- Mr Algirdas Sysas, MP, Vice-Speaker of the Seimas, Member of Committee on Social Affairs and Labour.
- Mr Justas Pankauskas, Adviser of Prime Minister for Tourism, Youth, Migration, Investment and NGO.
- Mr Julius Sabatauskas, MP, Chair of Committee on Legal Affairs.
- Ms Auksė Kontrimienė, Adviser of Prime Minister for Relations with the Seimas.
- Ms Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė, MP, Member of Committee on Human Rights, Chair of Commission on Constitution.
- Mr Bronius Bradauskas, MP, Chair of Committee on Economy.
- Mr Algimantas Salamakinas, MP, Chair of Committee on Environment Protection, Member of Energy Commission.
- Mr Artūras Skardžius, MP, Vice-Chair of Committee on Economy, Member of Energy Commission.
- Ms Giedrė Purvaneckienė, MP, Member of Committee of Audit.
- Ms Vitalija Kliukienė, Member of Vilnius City Council, Chair of LSDP Women’s Club.
- Mr Rimantas Sinkevičius, MP, Minister of Transport and Communications.
- Mr Arūnas Dudėnas, MP, Member of Committee on Environmental Protection.