Tag Archives: By Election

CHEE SOON JUAN WRITES TO PM LEE TO CALL FOR A BY-ELECTION

Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Soon Juan has written to PM Lee to call for a By-Election for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC in light of Mdm Halimah Yacob's resignation. He asked if PM Lee agrees with Mr Chan Chun Sing for previously saying that there will not be a By-Election. If he does not receive a response, he will "proceed to take the necessary steps to rectify the situation".

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PAP LOGIC FOR REJECTING MARSILING BY-ELECTION PROVES NO NEED FOR MINORITY IN GRC?

Lee Hsien Loong will not be holding a By-Election at Marsiling-Yee Tee following Halimah Yacob's resignation. This is despite her being the only minority MP in the 4-seat GRC. The GRC was envisaged as a system to ensure minority representation but now the Chan Chun Sing claims that this should be seen at the overall aggregate level. Worse, in a blatant violation of the principle of democracy, the authoritarian party now intends to appoint an unelected grassroots leader to take over Halimah Yacob's role.

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