The Workers’ Party secured its hold of Aljunied GRC for a third term following the General Election (GE) on Friday (10 July).
The Workers’ Party has retained its seat in Hougang SMC with Dennis Tan winning 61.19 per cent of the votes at the General Election on 10 July.
The Workers’ Party (WP) has secured a stunning win in Sengkang GRC at the General Election on Friday (10 July) with 52.13 per cent of the votes. It was the second ever GRC to fall into the hands of the opposition after the WP’s historic victory in Aljunied GRC in GE2011. The WP’s Sengkang GRC team comprises He Ting Ru, Louis Chua Kheng Wee, Raeesah Khan, and Jamus Lim.
The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) West Coast GRC team, led by secretary-general Tan Cheng Bock, lost to the People’s Action Party (PAP) team at the General Election (GE) on Friday (11 July).
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong led his People’s Action Party (PAP) Ang Mo Kio GRC team to an easy victory over The Reform Party (RP) at the General Election 10 July.
The Workers’ Party (WP) is leading in Sengkang GRC at the 2020 General Election with 53 per cent of the vote based on a sample count. If the results were to remain relatively unchanged at the end of the poll count, Sengkang would be only the second GRC to be in the hands of the opposition after the WP’s historic victory in Aljunied GRC in GE2011. The WP’s Sengkang GRC team comprises He Ting Ru, Louis Chua Kheng Wee, Raeesah Khan, and Jamus Lim.
Several opposition parties have expressed outrage against the last-minute decision by the Elections Department (ELD) to extend voting hours for the General Election (GE) from 8pm to 10pm.
Voting hours for the 2020 General Election have been extended to 10pm from 8pm, the Elections Department said on Friday (10 July).
The People’s Action Party candidates for West Coast GRC assured residents on Wednesday (8 July) that they will focus on helping them to find jobs and training opportunities amid the COVID-19-led downturn.
The Workers’ Party candidates running in Sengkang GRC at the upcoming General Election said on 7 July that they will push for more neighbourhood shops and food & beverage establishments in the constituency, and more good jobs for Singaporeans.
The Non-Constituency Member of Parliament scheme is one of the “outriggers” to steer “sampan-sized” Singapore and acts as a “stabiliser” for the country’s political system, said former prime minister Goh Chok Tong.
The POFMA Office has issued correction orders to the Facebook pages of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) and Peoples Voice (PV) for a false statement that an academic had suggested Singapore’s population will increase to 10 million by 2030.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has lent his heft to the People’s Action Party team contesting in Sengkang group representation constituency by urging voters there on 4 July not to settle for the ‘PAP-lite’ Workers’ Party.
Three opposition candidates have pledged to become full-time Members of Parliament if they were to win at the upcoming General Election and questioned the commitment of their People’s Action Party’s opponents to serve residents.
The Workers’ Party candidates contesting in Aljunied group representation constituency (GRC) on Friday (3 July) called on voters to support the opposition party at the upcoming General Election (GE) in order to continue asking the People’s Action Party (PAP) government “tough questions” and hold it accountable.
The SDP is claiming “victory” on its call against a 10-million population and has removed it from the party’s General Election (GE) campaign following comments by two ministers that the government had never set such a population target.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan on 1 July rebuked Singapore Democratic Party chief Chee Soon Juan for his “false statement” that the government plans to increase the country’s population to 10 million during a televised debate.
The ruling People’s Action Party will be facing three-corner fights in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC and Pioneer SMC at the General Election on 10 July, following the end of Nomination Day on Tuesday (30 June).
The Singapore Democratic Party has ensured that the candidates it is fielding for the 10 July General Election are selected on the basis of “quality not quantity”, said its Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan on 29 June.
Ivan Lim, a newly introduced candidate from the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has decided to withdraw from the upcoming polls.
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