20 Apr '11, 4am

PAP want to give also give iPad 2 mah #sgelections

SINGAPORE - Want to win an iPad? That is the carrot a team from a Group Representation Constituency (GRC) is dangling before residents to encourage them to "connect" with the team's new website. Residents of the newly-formed Nee Soon GRC received a flier (picture) recently - an entry form for a contest that said "connect with us" and win an iPad. On the back of the flier, residents are asked to name the five "familiar faces" seen on neesoon.org or colour the logo of a political party. The faces are those of the members of the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) team likely to stand in Nee Soon and the logo is that of the PAP. This latest outreach effort has led some to question if it contravenes election rules. When asked about this by MediaCorp, the Elections Department said the Parliamentary Elections Act comes into effect once the Writ of Election is issued - which means...

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