The Workers’ Party Chairman Sylvia Lim told the mainstream media on Sunday that WP will contest a total of 28 seats in the next General Election. It will comprise of 5 Group Representation Constituencies and 5 Single Member Constituencies. During GE2011, WP fielded 23 candidates.
Apart from defending Aljunied GRC which they captured from the PAP in 2011, WP will also contest for Marine Parade, East Coast, Jalan Besar and Nee Soon GRCs.
WP will defend Hougang and Punggol East SMC while sending fresh challengers to Fengshan, MacPherson and Sengkang West SMC.
Besides Nee Soon GRC, all the other contested areas are near WP-held territories.