19 Apr '11, 7am

Parliament has been dissolved, GE must take place within 3 months #sgelections

SINGAPORE - Parliament has been dissolved, paving the way for the country's 14th General Election. The Proclamation was issued by President S R Nathan through the Government gazette this afternoon. Nomination Day and Polling Day must be held within three months of the date of dissolution of Parliament. The Returning Officer for the GE is Mr Yam Ah Mee, the chief executive of the People's Association. Some 2.35 million voters are eligible to vote in the coming polls. There will be 87 wards, three more than the 84 in the 2006 General Election. The 87 wards have been carved out into 12 single member constituencies and 15 group representation constituencies. The ruling People's Action Party has introduced 24 new candidates, a slate which the party says includes the fourth generation of leaders who will take Singapore beyond the year 2020. Of the Opposition parties, the Workers...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/SingaporeVotes/EDC110419-00008...

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