19 Apr '11, 7am

Polling Day for S'pore General Election is May 7

SINGAPORE - Singapore will go to the polls on May 7. The 11th Singapore Parliament was dissolved today, with the announcement made through a government gazette issued by President S R Nathan earlier this afternoon. Nomination Day will be on April 27. This will follow nine days of campaigning with an extra Cooling-Off Day before Polling Day on May 7, which has been declared a public holiday. RELATED STORIES AsiaOne's General Election Special More Election stories The minimum period between Nomination Day and Polling Day has been extended from nine to 10 days to compensate for the extra Cooling-Off Day, which follows after nine days of campaigning. This 24-hour cooling off period is to give voters some time to reflect rationally on issues raised during the election before going to the polls. Candidates are banned from campaigning on the eve of Polling Day but party political...

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SINGAPORE - Singapore will go to the polls on May 7. The 11th Singapore Parliament was dissolved today, with the announcem...

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Singapore goes to the polls on May 7 #SGelections

straitstimes.com 19 Apr '11, 8am

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straitstimes.com 21 Apr '11, 9am

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elections.gov.sg 19 Apr '11, 8am

The President has issued the Writ of Election on 19 April 2011. Click to see the gazette notification . The President, on ...

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straitstimes.com 19 Apr '11, 8am

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todayonline.com 20 Apr '11, 6am

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asiaone.com 21 Apr '11, 9am

SINGAPORE - Polling Day on May 7 is a public holiday. This is in accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections...

Nomination Day is on April 27 #SGelections

Nomination Day is on April 27 #SGelections

straitstimes.com 19 Apr '11, 8am

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Election deposit raised to $16,000 #SGelections

Election deposit raised to $16,000 #SGelections

straitstimes.com 19 Apr '11, 12pm

EACH candidate in the coming polls on May 7 will have to put up an election deposit of $16,000. This is an increase of $2,...