24 Feb '11, 3pm

[CNA] GE: SDP's campaign to leverage on internet

[CNA] GE: SDP's campaign to leverage on internet

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party will be looking to leverage on the Internet in their campaign for the coming General Election. When contacted, the party's secretary-general Chee Soon Juan said: "We will maximise the use of the social media to help us spread our message. "We will be stepping up our ground campaign in the coming weeks." Dr Chee said he did not see a logical explanation in how the boundaries had been drawn and they "seem to have been carved up in a haphazard way to benefit the PAP". He added: "We will be confirming our slate of candidates in the weeks ahead and we will announce them at the appropriate time." On the SDP's website, the party called for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to announce Polling Day in advance and to allow for at least a three-week campaign period. The party said the period between the dissolution of Parliament and Nomination D...

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