Tag Archives: General Elections

1ST SEP FOR NOMINATIONS, 11TH SEPTEMBER WILL BE POLLING DAY

The office of President Tony Tan Keng Yam has released the Writ of Elections at 4PM today, in which he declared that nominations for political candidates would be held on 1st September. In the same hour, the Elections Department of Singapore also released its Press Release on General Elections 2015, which confirmed that polling day would be held on 11th September.

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SPP’S JEANETTE CHONG-ARULDOSS CANNOT ENTER CONDOS TO SPEAK TO RESIDENTS

According to a Facebook post by Singapore People's Party candidate Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, the SPP will be holding a mega-picnic event at Wilkinson Interim Park today (23rd August) between 5 to 7PM with free food and refreshments for picnic-goers. Ms Chong-Aruldoss will be representing the SPP in Mountbatten Single Member Constituency (SMC). Ms Chong was formerly an National Solidarity Party (NSP) secretary-general before she quit earlier this year and joined the Singapore People's Party under SPP's Mr Chiam See Tong and his wife, Mrs Lina Chiam.

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PAP TEAM FOR HOLLAND-BUKIT TIMAH GRC ANNOUNCED

The People’s Action Party (PAP) officially introduced today its slate of candidates for the Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the upcoming General Elections (GE). The team remains unchanged from the time that they contested GE 2011 - they are: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Mr Christopher de Souza, Mr Liang Eng Hwa and Ms Sim Ann. They had won 60.08 per cent of the vote against the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) team of Ang Yong Guan, Michelle Lee, Tan Jee Say and Vincent Wijeysingha in 2011.

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PAP’S TEO HO PIN TO DEFEND BUKIT PANJANG SEAT

The People's Action Party’s (PAP) Teo Ho Pin will be fielded again in Bukit Panjang to defend his seat in the upcoming General Elections (GE). 55 year-old Dr Teo was first elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in 1997. He then served as an MP for the former Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC from 2001 to 2006, before taking charge of the Bukit Panjang Single Member Constituency (SMC) from 2006.

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PAP ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR PASIR RIS-PUNGGOL GRC

The People’s Action Party (PAP) on Saturday (Aug 22) officially unveiled its candidates for the Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC) for the upcoming General Elections (GE) today. The newest members of the six-man GRC team are 47 year-old Mr Ng Chee Meng, formerly the Chief of Defence Force, and 36 year-old Ms Sun Xueling, an investment director with Temasek Holdings. They will be replacing Member of Parliament (MP) for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Gan Thiam Poh, who is joining the PAP’s slate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, while MP Ms Penny Low will retire from politics.

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PAP FIELDS GRACE FU IN YUHUA SMC

In an announcement at the PAP Yuhua branch today, the People's Action Party (PAP) revealed that it will send Ms Grace Fu, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resourcs and for Foreign Affairs, to defend her Yuhua seat in the upcoming General Elections (GE).

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PAP ANNOUNCES LIM BIOW CHUAN FOR MOUNTBATTEN, AMY KHOR FOR HONG KAH NORTH SMC

In their respective announcements today, People's Action Party (PAP) members of parliament Lim Biow Chuan, a lawyer, and Dr Amy Khor, have announced that they will stand again as the People's Action Party’s (PAP) candidates in the upcoming General Elections - Mr Lim will be staying in his current ward in Mountbatten, while Dr Amy Khor would likewise defend her seat in Hong Kah North.

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