Nauseda wins Lithuania’s presidential election

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Nauseda wins Lithuania's presidential election

Incumbent President Gitanas Nauseda has won Lithuania's presidential election, garnering more than half of the votes and beating his rival Ingrida Simonyte in the run-off on Sunday, preliminary data from the country's Central Electoral Commission (VRK) show, reported Xinhua.

The latest data announced by VRK show that in the 1,853 of the total 1,895 stations, Nauseda is in the lead with 75.05 percent of voters' support, while Simonyte ranked second with 23.43 percent.

Nauseda declared his victory in the presidential election on Sunday as he secured his second five-year term.

Simonyte, incumbent prime minister, has conceded her defeat and congratulated Nauseda on his victory, the Baltic News Service reported.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

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