Saulius Skvernelis, a former Lithuanian interior minister who topped the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's list for the parliamentary elections, won a seat in the Seimas in a single-member constituency in Vilnius.
Saulius Skvernelis voting
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Skvernelis received 52.86 percent of votes, beating his challenger Kęstutis Masiulis of the conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats with 44.5 percent.

The Homeland Union won 20 seats in a single national multi-member constituency two weeks ago, just ahead of the Peasant and Green Union with 19 seats.

With over a half of votes counted in the run-off round, the Peasants and Greens were leading in more than 30 single-member constituencies and the conservatives in only nine constituencies.

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