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The 2012 Parliament

Political groups

     Social Democratic (38)
     Homeland Union (33)
     Labour (29)
     Order and Justice(11)
     Liberal Movement (10)
     Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania(8)
     The Way of Courage (7)
     Others (4)

The Seimas of the Lithuanian Republic (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas), or simply the Seimas is the unicameral Lithuanian parliament. It has 141 members that are elected for a four-year term. About half of the members of this legislative body are elected in individual constituencies (71), and the other half (70) are elected by nationwide vote according to proportional representation. A party must receive at least 5%, and a multi-party union at least 7%, of the national vote to be represented in the Seimas.

Latest election

Party

Proportional

Constituency
seats

Total
seats

+/–

Votes

%

Seats

Social Democrats

251,610

18.37

15

23

38

Increase 13

Homeland Union

206,590

15.08

13

20

33

Decrease 12

Labour Party

271,520

19.82

17

12

29

Increase19

Order and Justice

100,120

7.31

6

5

11

Decrease 4

Liberal Movement

117,476

8.57

7

3

10

Decrease 1

Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania

79,840

5.83

5

3

8

Increase 5

The Way of Courage

109,448

7.99

7

7

New

Peasant and Greens Union

53,141

3.88

1

1

Decrease 2

Liberal and Centre Union

28,263

2.06

Decrease 8

YES

24,129

1.76

New

Socialist People's Front

16,515

1.21

Steady

Christian Party

16,494

1.20

New

For Lithuania in Lithuania

12,854

0.94

New

Young Lithuania

8,632

0.63

Steady

Democratic Labour and Unity Party

4,383

0.32

New

Emigrants Party

4,015

0.29

New

Republican Party

3,661

0.27

New

Lithuanian People's Party

3,399

0.25

New

Independents

3

3

Decrease1

Invalid/blank votes

57,924

Total

1,370,014

100

70

70 (1 to go)

140

Registered voters/turnout

2,588,418

52.93

Source: VRK

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