19 Apr '11, 8am

Singapore goes to the polls on May 7 #SGelections

Singapore goes to the polls on May 7 #SGelections

POLLING day is on May 7, and it will be a public holiday, announced the Returning Officer shortly after President S R Nathan dissolved Parliament on Tuesday afternoon at 3pm and set Nomination Day on April 27. The widely anticipated announcement kicked off a flurry of activities at political party branches, which have been gearing up for weeks. Mr Yam Ah Mee, chief executive director of the People's Association has been appointed by the Prime Minister as the Returning Officer. The election deposit for each candidate standing for election will be $16,000. All candidates must file their nomination papers between 11 am and noon on April 27. Some 2.3 million are eligible to vote at the coming general election, up from 2.1 million in the 2006 round, and 2 million in 2001. More than one in four voters will be aged 21 to 34. Of these, some 200,000 are first-time voters. Candidate...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/GeneralElection/News/Story/ST...

Comments

  1. 19 Apr '11, 11pm

    We waited since 2008 and its time to use our vote to say "NO" to Ms Lee Bee Wah. 李美花,你的丑事,我们还没有忘记!!

  2. 19 Apr '11, 11pm

    We waited since 2008 and its time to use our vote to say "NO" to Ms Lee Bee Wah

  3. 19 Apr '11, 11pm

    We waited since 2008 and its time to use our vote to say "NO" to Ms Lee Bee Wah

  4. 19 Apr '11, 11pm

    We waited since 2008 and its time to use our vote to say "NO" to Ms Lee Bee Wah

Tweets

Nomination Day on April 27. Polling Day on May ...

asiaone.com 19 Apr '11, 7am

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

Polling Day for S'pore General Election is May 7

asiaone.com 19 Apr '11, 7am

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

GE Singapore General Election set for May 7 - C...

channelnewsasia.com 19 Apr '11, 8am

SINGAPORE : The Writ of Election for Singapore's next General Election (GE) has been issued. Nomination Day is on Wednesda...

Polling Day on May 7 #SGelections

Polling Day on May 7 #SGelections

straitstimes.com 20 Apr '11, 2am

THE date of the long-anticipated general election was finally disclosed yesterday when the President dissolved Parliament ...

President SR Nathan dissolves Parliament - Yahoo!

sg.news.yahoo.com 19 Apr '11, 7am

let me see if i can offhand count the number of reasons why i would want to vote against the incumbent than for them ... (...

The govt in #Singapore has called an early elec...

channelnewsasia.com 19 Apr '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE : Singaporeans will go to the polls on May 7. President SR Nathan dissolved Parliament on Tuesday, with Nominati...

[Education] Singapore sets early elections for ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 19 Apr '11, 10am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's next general election will be on May 7, about eight months ahead of schedule, as Prime M...

Nomination Day is

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 ...

[ST] May 7 - Polling Day - is a public holiday:...

straitstimes.com 21 Apr '11, 9am

Polling Day on May 7 (Saturday) is a public holiday in accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act. -- S...

Singapore heads to history-making polls on May 7

straitstimes.com 28 Apr '11, 1am

GENERAL Election 2011 makes history with all seats but Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC) contested - a...

Singapore Parliament has been dissolved #SGelections

Singapore Parliament has been dissolved #SGelec...

straitstimes.com 19 Apr '11, 7am

PRESIDENT S. R. Nathan has dissolved Singapore's 11th Parliament. That means a General Election has to be held within thre...

Butter Factory – Promotions & Events (May 2011)

e-clubbing.com 19 Apr '11, 10am

MON 16 MAY (VESAK DAY EVE) YOU SAY PARTY! WE SAY RAVE! DJs: KURT, SHAWN LIVEWIRE & THE LFK. One of Singapore’s most infamo...

Singapore, Malaysia to reduce mobile roaming ra...

channelnewsasia.com 20 Apr '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: Singapore and Malaysia will gradually reduce mobile roaming charges between both countries from May 1. This mea...