Social Democratic Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has failed to win a MP seat in his single-member constituency in Vilkaviškis for the first time since 1996.
Algirdas Butkevičius after voting
© DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius

According to data from the Central Electoral Commission, Kęstutis Smirnovas of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union won the run-off round in Vilkaviškis with 49.44 percent of votes, defeating Butkevicius who secured 47.42 percent support.

However, Butkevičius, the leader of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party, was elected to the Seimas in the first round two weeks ago based on proportional representation.

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