Antanas Guoga, member of the European Parliament, has announced he will be running for a seat in the Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, in next year's general elections.
Antanas Guoga
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Guoga, member of the Liberal Movement, has said he will run in Vilkaviškis single-member constituency, south-western Lithuania. It is the constituency that has elected Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius of the Social Democratic Party.

Guoga, a millionaire businessman, professional poker player and owner of a betting company, posted on his Facebook account: "My goal has always been a prosperous Lithuania. Under the current red government, it will never be one. it's time to clean up. I have therefore decided I must run for the Seimas of Lithuania."

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