Tag Archives: General Elections

WP STEAMS AHEAD, UNVEILS 4 MORE CANDIDATES

The Workers' Party (WP) has introduced more of its potential candidates today for the upcoming General Elections (GE). The new candidates introduced at the conference were Ms He Ting Ru, Mr Ron Tan, Mr Adrian Sim and Mr L Somasundaram. WP Party chairman Sylvia Lim and Mr Png Eng Huat were present to lend their support to the new candidates.

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PAP UNVEILS CANDIDATES FOR EAST COAST GRC

The People’s Action Party (PAP) has officially unveiled today its candidates for East Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC) who will contest the upcoming General Elections (GE). Incumbent PAP members Lim Swee Say, Lee Yi Shyan, Maliki Osman and Jessica Tan were unveiled as the party’s slate for the GRC, which has been downsized from a 5 to 4-member constituency.

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ELECTION DEPARTMENT SETS UP MORE RULES FOR POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS

In the wake of an embarrassing slip up by elderly care center Swami Home, which breached its Constitution when it hosted a People's Action Party (PAP) press conference for Sembawang GRC on 14th August, the Elections Department (ELD) has issued a new set of guidelines for political activities in the run-up to this coming election.

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SDP ANNOUNCES NEW CANDIDATES – DR PAUL TAMBYAH AND MS JASLYN GO

A day after introducing its first 2 candidates Chong Wai Fung and Gerous Khung Wai Yeen, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) announced today another 2 candidates who would be contesting under its banner in the upcoming General Elections (GE). They are Professor of medicine Paul Ananth Tambyah and sales director Jaslyn Go Hui Leng. Dr Tambyah is a professor of medicine and a senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore and was a founding member of human rights activist group MARUAH. He has since left MURUAH, but has continued to be active with the SDP since he started a decade ago. Speaking to reporters at a press conference at the SDP AMK branch, he said he would like to focus on healthcare financing.

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WORKERS PARTY UNVEILS FIRST 4 CANDIDATES, CAMPAIGN THEME “EMPOWER YOUR FUTURE”

The Workers' Party (WP) has officially introduced 4 of its non-Member of Parliament (MP) candidates today and announced its campaign theme of "Empower your future". This year, the WP will contest 28 seats, 3 more seats than it did in 2011, but has remained adamant that it would only name the candidates that will represent them at the various constituencies on 1st September. The WP is expected to contest against the PAP in Nee Soon GRC, Jalan Besar GRC, East Coast GRC, Marine Parade GRC, Seng Kang West SMC, Fengshan SMC and MacPherson SMC.

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PAP ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR NEE SOON GRC

The People’s Action Party (PAP) officially announced today its candidates for the Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the upcoming General Elections (GE). Animal rights activist Louis Ng and executive director Mr Henry Kwek will be joining the team helmed by Law and Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam. The remaining members of the 5-man team are Ms Lee Bee Wah and Assoc Prof Faishal Ibrahim.

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