19 Apr '11, 7am

Nomination Day on April 27. Polling Day on May 7, which has been declared as a public holiday.

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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  1. 23 Apr '11, 6am

    So will 9th May be made into a holiday?

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