VILNIUS, May 26. /TASS/. Economist Gitanas Nauseda is leading Sunday’s runoff presidential polls in Lithuania, according to the Central Electoral Commission.
Thus, after counting ballots from 25% of polling stations, Nauseda is winning 75.77% of votes. His rival, former Finance Minister Ingrida Simonyte, is scoring 24.23% of votes.
The voter turnout was 53.43%.
The Lithuanian president is elected by general direct secret ballot. A candidate should not be younger than 40, be a Lithuanian national by origin and be living in the country for at least three previous years.