Jews Lose 25 Seats in Lithuania Elections
Menu JTA Search

Jews Lose 25 Seats in Lithuania Elections

Download PDF for this date

One hundred and ten Jews were elected to office today in the municipal elections held throughout Lithuania. This represents a net loss of twenty-five seats as compared to the last municipal elections. Six Jews were elected in Kaunas and 104 in the provinces. One seat is still doubtful.

Jews will thus lost three seats in Kaunas and twenty-two in the provinces of Lithuania.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund