List/Grid Tag Archives: Elections

Mieńkowska-Norkienė: Election campaigns in Lithuania are characterized by anti-Polish rhetoric

“For Lithuania – in comparison with Poland – the past year was quiet peaceful. I think the next year will be much more interesting from the political and sociological perspective”… Read more »

AWPL will not participate in this pre-election show.

Lithuanian Parliament adopted a resolution “regarding schools of national minorities in Lithuania”. Deputies from AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) fraction did not participate in the vote on the… Read more »

Michał Dworczyk: Issues concerning Poles abroad are a very important matter for the government and parliament

Michał Dworczyk, PiS Member of Parliament, has been elected as a new chairman of the Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee. “All Poles living abroad should be the main interest of… Read more »

Lithuanian political scientists talk about the new Polish president

Lithuanian political scientists believe that the new Polish president will pay more attention to the East-Central Europe than his predecessor, Bronisław Komorowski. Observers of the political scene are certain that… Read more »

There are many complaints against the leader of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) concerning the democracy within the party, but there is no better candidate.

At the beginning I would like to mention that I decided to write and publish this article in the Internet as the Polish newspapers in Lithuania will not print it… Read more »

Winning streak of Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania and its leader

The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania and its leader, Waldemar Tomaszewski, are currently on a winning streak. In the last local government elections, the Electoral Action of Poles in… Read more »

Andreas Elfving: almost all of the political parties have supported Swedish education in schools

“The parliament voted on the Finns Party’s (the True Finns) initiative concerning removal of Swedish language as an obligatory language from schools before the elections. Results were transparent. Every political… Read more »

The Polish NGOs in Lithuania have new presidents

The Polish organizations in Lithuania associating doctors, entrepreneurs and combatants have chosen their new leaders. Bernard Niewiadomski was appointed to be the president of the Forum of Polish Entrepreneurship ‘Korona’… Read more »

Poles in local governments in Lithuania: without major changes?

The next local government elections, for the first time involving electoral committees and the first direct elections for the position of mayor, open a new chapter in the history of… Read more »

Waldemar Tomaszewski: the increasing voters’ support is the result of the honest work

The increasing voters’ support of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania and the Russian Alliance “Tomaszewski’s Bloc” coalition is the result of the honest work – assessed the leader… Read more »

Local government elections: Poles constituted more than 4% of the total number of candidates

The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania revealed the data about the candidates who took part in this year’s local government elections. The data shows that Poles constituted… Read more »

Zapolski: Lithuanian political parties have problems with organizing Polish votes

The national minorities in Vilnius constitute almost 30% of its residents. Logically, the candidates would have to bitterly fight for these votes. During this year’s political campaign, the issues concerning… Read more »

The Polish Debate Club: Šimašius wants the Polish Mass in the Cathedral of Vilnius

We cannot imagine a coalition with Zuokas – almost unanimously agreed the candidates for the mayor of Vilnius from the liberal and conservative parties Remigijus Šimašius and Mykolas Majasukas, who… Read more »

AWPL failed to solve any of the priority issues

In a few weeks there will be local elections, in the following year – parliamentary elections, and it is widely known that election is a time for summary of the… Read more »

The surname “Tomaszewski” remains in Šalčininkai. The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania rejected the complaint filed by social democrats.

The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania rejected the complaint filed by Šalčininka social democrats, and the name of the Coalition of the Electoral Action of Poles in… Read more »

Social Democrats of the city Šalčininkai challenged the name “Waldemar Tomaszewski’s Block”

The Social Democrats Šalčininkai district in the Central Election Commission challenged the decision of the local election commission on registration in the local elections coalition called “Coalition Electoral Action of… Read more »

Waldemar Tomaszewski: We should become a power to be reckoned with

“My running in the election for the position of Vilnius Mayor is necessary for the realization of the idea of a broad alliance between ethnic minorities. People identify me with this movement,… Read more »

AWPL: nationalists will not intimidate minorities

In response to the attack of vandals who painted red star and anti-Russian slogans on a house of  daughter of a member of Seimas from Rusų Aljansas ,Irina Rozowa, AWPL… Read more »

The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania has objections to the actions of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania

The recommendations of OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) concerning voting rights of minorities are not executed in Lithuania. The Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Lithuania… Read more »

Rita Tamašunienė: Minority groups are not treated leniently in Lithuania

The members of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania stated that the recommendations of OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) concerning the possibility of using information not… Read more »

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