"The president has vetoed the Law on Seimas Elections and is sending it back for deliberation," Antanas Manstavicius, a presidential advisor, told BNS.
Currently, political parties need to receive at least 5 percent of the national vote in the multi-member constituency to get seats in the parliament and coalitions have to clear a 7 percent threshold.
The president earlier backed a 4 percent threshold for parties and 6 percent for party coalitions.
The Seimas passed the new law on December 10, mostly by votes of the ruling coalition parties.
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