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Lithuania’s Opposition Social Democrats Lead in Poll, Delfi Says

July 10, 2012

Lithuania’s opposition, the Social Democratic Party, leads in opinion polls three months before the general election, according to a survey by Spinter Tyrimai for online news service Delfi.

The Social Democrats received 14.2 percent support in a survey conducted June 15-22, Delfi said on its website. Two other opposition parties, the Labor Party and Order & Justice, ranked second and third with 13.3 percent and 11.2 percent, respectively. Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius’ Homeland Union placed fourth with 8.5 percent support, the survey showed.

The poll of 1,008 eligible voters, had a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points. Lithuania will hold the general election on Oct. 14.

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