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, Under the rules by the Election Department, each candidate's spending limit is S$4 per voter multiplied by the total electorate in an electoral division (with no maximum spending cap), and participating candidates were required to declare their election expenses within 31 days after the election (all 192 candidates managed to declare it on 15 August), after which inspection are allowed from that date onwards until six months later on 20 February 2021. Pritam Singh's handling of WP's election campaign and his response to the police report into Raeesah Khan was praised, by moving quickly to stand by the candidate. Additionally, in the case for Group Representation Constituencies, their team must consist of at least one minority candidate and must also submit a community committee form (Malay or Indian/other minority which is dependent on the constituency's requirements).  In western Singapore, the PSP and SDP made inroads and reduced previously massive PAP vote margins, giving a huge swing and converting them into marginal seats, notably Bukit Batok (54.80%), Bukit Panjang (53.74%) and West Coast (51.69%), for the latter also contributed the election's largest swing of 26.88% large enough to award PSP two NCMPs although the PAP retained the constituency.  An analyst company, Circus Social suggested that candidates with a higher credibility or mention during the election generally performed better, such as in the case of WP's Aljunied GRC and Sengkang GRC teams and PSP's West Coast GRC team.  These arrangements were later officially announced on 1 July, when the Singapore government announced that special polling stations will be set up in Marina Bay Sands and JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach to accommodate voters serving their stay-home notices in the two hotels. , 350 voters who are quarantined at the time did not vote as they are not allowed to leave their place where they were currently isolated to cast their vote. The leading opposition party is the Worker's Party led by Pritam Singh, with six elected seats and three NCMP seats before the election. , Election recount can occur if the margin of results for a constituency are within a 2% range (or scores between 49% and 51%). Jeyaretnam.  Two constituencies, Pasir Ris–Punggol GRC and Pioneer SMC, saw a three-cornered fight, with the former being the first multi-cornered contest inside a Group Representation Constituency since the 1992 Marine Parade by-election 28 years prior. " PSP chief Tan Cheng Bock weighed in on the controversy and accused the PAP of engaging in "gutter politics". PAP activists at the Teck Ghee Branch office waiting for election results to be announced on Saturday, July 11, 2020. He thanked voters and said the SDP "will continue to press on". On 29 May 2020, Ravi Philemon and Michelle Lee, former members of the PSP, announced that they had submitted an application to register a new political party. Shanmugam added there "needs to be a way in which the viewpoints of younger Singaporeans" are addressed. 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Paul pointed out that PAP could have clarified the matter earlier but did not do so, adding that he was "baffled" that the PAP called the target a "falsehood" perpetuated by the SDP. Only a judge of the Supreme Court may have the order to open the sealed boxes and inspect the contents during the time, though it is to institute or maintain a prosecution or an application to invalidate an election. "The results reflect the pain and uncertainty that Singaporeans feel in this (Covid-19) crisis.  Institute of Policy Studies researcher and vice-chairman of Media Literacy Council Carol Soon mentioned the evolving use of technology but most features were lesser used when writing posts, and noted that the smaller parties, such as RDU and RP, were putting at a disadvantage due to a smaller supporter's base. Under the current constitution from the Parliamentary Elections Act, voting in the general election is mandatory and candidates who did not cast the vote are delisted from the Registrar of Electors at the end of voting. The results of the 2020 elections have raised some questions about the future of politics in the country. Investigations revealed human error had resulted in the e-registration system being inadvertently logged out which prevented the registration of her NRIC into the system. A voter had reported being unable to vote due to the system stating that she had already cast her vote prior. He added that newly elected Sengkang GRC MP Jamus Lim's warning during the televised election debate not to give the PAP a "blank cheque" had resonated with many voters. The changes made in the electoral divisions are as follows: During a Straits Times forum on 11 March, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that the timing of the elections could be affected in view of the worsening pandemic. , At about 11.40 pm on 15 July, Elections Department published a report for overseas votes. SINGAPORE -- The ruling People's Action Party will form Singapore's next government with a supermajority, but the opposition made unprecedented gains in the city-state's general election.. People's Action Party Secretary-General and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong waves as he leaves a polling centre during the general election on 10 July 2020 in Singapore. , Former prime minister Goh Chok Tong called PAP's victory a "clear mandate" and called PM Lee's move to designate Pritam Singh as official leader of the opposition a "very significant move". , The list of nine schools designated as nomination centres were:. The previous election marked another milestone in Singapore's electoral politics, which saw the opposition Workers' Party managed to win the newly formed Sengkang Group Representation Constituency.  On 3 August, the High Court updated lawyer representatives for the AHTC applied amendments to the claims against previous town councillor Singh and four others in a case which was decided last year. The SDP began campaigning on 23 February 2019, On 16 October 2019, the SPP saw its first major leadership change since its formation with opposition veteran, On 3 January 2020, four political parties (, The nominees elected for 2020 General Election will be highlighted in. , PAP candidate and Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat denied saying that Singapore should plan to increase its population to 10 million people.  ELD also reviewed that 13 voters who were still serving the Stay-Home Notice did not vote that day due to the duration. There were concerns citing that the fielding of more minority candidates and the failure to send a representative to the Chinese language televised election debate which may hamper WP's chances from holding Aljunied for a third term, but WP held on with a 9%-swing and expanded its support under Pritam Singh; Inderjit went on to praise WP on the quality of its selection of candidates and voters "are therefore willing to vote on the brand name" of the party instead of looking at the candidates' merits. The election - one of a handful globally during the pandemic - saw the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) return to power yet again, … , Voters were given a recommended two-hour time slot to cast their vote on Polling Day (from 8 am to 8 pm) on their ballot card as a measure to counter long queues during polling. [a][b][c] Finally, Prime Minister Lee announced that the annual National Day Rally will be cancelled but will instead deliver his speech when the Parliament opens a month later on 24 August.  In addition, there will be more polling stations, reducing the average number of voters per polling station from 3,000 to about 2,400. A report published on 21 August that S$9,164,967 were spent from all 192 candidates in total, more than the figure of S$7,136,943 compared from the 2015 election; among the expenditure, PAP spent the largest at S$6,972,369, followed by PSP at S$781,275, then WP with S$705,647, and SDP S$323,292. The previous election marked another milestone in Singapore's electoral politics, which saw the opposition Workers' Party managed to win the newly formed Sengkang Group Representation Constituency. In contrast, senior PAP leaders' constituencies fared better such as Jurong GRC (74.62%), Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC (64.15%) and Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC (67.26%) despite seeing an anti-PAP vote swing. Baey Yam Keng and Eric Chua were separately inaugurated at the Istana on 3 August. Each SMC returns one Member of Parliament using the first past the post voting system, while each GRC returns four or five MPs by block voting, at least one of whom must be from the Malay, Indian or other minority communities. "The alternative is to wait out the Covid-19 pandemic, but we have no assurance that the pandemic will be over before this government's term must end next April, and that is why I have decided to hold the general elections now," Lee said at the time. Separately, PSP Secretary-General Tan Cheng Bock said that the issue came about due to a lack of transparency from the Singapore government. Candidates Party Total Votes; CHAN HUI YUH CHUA ENG LEONG VICTOR LYE THIAM FATT SHAMSUL KAMAR BIN MOHAMED RAZALI ALEX YEO SHENG CHYE: PAP: 57,330 (40.05%): GERALD GIAM YEAN SONG SYLVIA LIM MUHAMAD FAISAL BIN ABDUL MANAP LEON PERERA PRITAM SINGH: WP: 85,815 (59.95%)  Including overseas voters, a total of 111,076 voters, which comprises 4.19% of the whole 2,651,435 electors eligible, did not cast the vote on 10 July. Lee noted on countries that have fiercely contested democratic systems but was not perfect, leading to contestation that often causes politics unstable and divided, with those in power focusing only on their own short-term political survival, and those out of power offering remedies without being upfront about the costs and consequences. For the second consecutive election, the PAP safe seat of Jurong GRC won the best-performing result of the election with 74.62%. Updated 0743 GMT (1543 HKT) July 11, 2020. , The 14th parliament opened on 24 August at 8 pm SGT, and similar to the cabinet inauguration, also for the first time in Singapore history, the parliament opened on separate venues due to safe distancing, both on the Parliament House and The Arts House, the latter being the venue of the former Parliament House before 1999.  A general election must be held within three months after every dissolution of Parliament. What PAP's internal election is about & what the 2020 results reveal. A new Sengkang GRC was formed from portions of the former Punggol East and Sengkang West SMCs and the boundaries of Tampines GRC were altered for the first time since 2001, due to the increase in population in the northeastern area of Singapore. While the percentages for the 10 constituencies (Ang Mo Kio GRC, Bukit Batok SMC, Chua Chu Kang GRC, Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, Marymount SMC, Nee Soon GRC, Sembawang GRC, Tampines GRC and Yuhua SMC) were not affected, the PAP's vote share fell to 61.23%. A hearing on the application was scheduled to be held in chambers before High Court Justice Ramesh Kannan that day. SINGAPORE – Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) comfortably won a 15th consecutive term in office and retained its legislative supermajority in Parliament at July 10 elections, prevailing handily over smaller opposition challengers that cast their campaigns as a check and balance on the risks of single-party dominance. This election also marked the second consecutive election not to have a walkover in any constituency. , In introducing WP's manifesto, Pritam Singh stated that there was a "real risk" of a wipeout of elected opposition MPs, adding that WP candidates must be voted into Parliament to serve the public in Parliament and strengthen democracy. SINGAPORE, July 18 — As the sample counts for General Election 2020 were announced on the night of July 10 and a national slide against the People’s Action Party (PAP) became evident, the ruling party’s branch in Teck Ghee … ", "GE2020: Are GRCs still PAP fortresses after this GE? He reminded the successful candidates to keep their feet "firmly grounded" after the WP secured a second GRC in Sengkang and held onto Aljunied and Hougang with increased margins.  As of 2015, there were 16 GRCs and 13 SMCs.  ELD also acknowledged the procedures needed to ensure safety of the voters while revealed that they have removed a mandatory step on wearing gloves in the midst of election and there were difficulties experienced by voters on its station layout, though revealed that the queues were mostly improved by 2 pm and the extension of polling hours, despite adopting safe distancing practices. , Former PAP MP Inderjit Singh criticised the PAP for running personal attacks instead of focusing on the issues. , The dispute between the PAP and the SDP continued, with Paul Tambyah and Chee Soon Juan defending SDP's decision to press the PAP about plans for a population target of 10 million for Singapore, saying that PAP was now forced to clarify and assure Singaporeans that there are no such plans.  On 31 August, both Christopher de Souza and Jessica Tan were elected as Deputy Speakers, replacing Charles Chong and Lim Biow Chuan. Voters with fever or respiratory symptoms would be denied entry from the polling stations, except during the last hour (7 pm to 8 pm). As a result of the election, two non-constituency seats were taken up by two members, Hazel Poa and Leong Mun Wai, both from the new Progress Singapore Party, for achieving the best-performing non-elected result at West Coast GRC, which was confirmed on 14 July.  Similarly, the police revealed that they were investigating the man who allegedly reported Raeesah over social media comments which intended to wound religious and racial feelings. , The returning officer is Tan Meng Dui, a former deputy secretary at the Ministry of National Development and current CEO of the National Environment Agency. Among which, Sengkang Town Council (SKTC) was brand new which was formed from the standalone Sengkang GRC, while 11 towns had changes in at least one of the areas due to redistricting and carving out divisions into SMCs, such as Ang Mo Kio Town Council (AMKTC) which was formed along with Kebun Baru SMC (transferred from Nee Soon Town Council (NSTC)) and Yio Chu Kang SMC, and Bishan-Toa Payoh Town Council (BTPTC) and Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC) which were formed from its namesake GRCs and the newly carved Marymount SMC and Punggol West SMC, respectively. , The election was also seen as a rebuke to the PAP's "fourth generation" (4G) leaders which saw their vote majorities slashed, such the "prime minister in waiting" Heng Swee Keat narrowly retaining East Coast GRC with a marginal 53.41% and the defeat of Ng Chee Meng and his team in Sengkang GRC.  While most ministry portfolios from the last Parliament were unchanged, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat was also conferred a brand new portfolio for Co-ordinating Minister for Economic Policies. , Observers say that the lack of a contest was a good sign of internal unity, and that the party is keen to demonstrate its multiracial credentials now that it has a non-Chinese secretary-general, for the first time since 2001 with J. Voting was mandatory for all Singaporeans who were aged 21 or above as of 1 March 2020. The adjournment was approved by several law firms including the Davinder Singh Chambers..  Excluding overseas votes, the PAP's overall vote share dropped to 61.24% which was the lowest share since the 2011 elections, while the WP's vote broke its best record for its overall contested vote share for any opposition with 50.49% of the votes, surpassing the previous record held by the Singapore Democratic Party in 1991 with 48.55%. SINGAPORE – Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) comfortably won a 15th consecutive term in office and retained its legislative supermajority in Parliament at July 10 elections, prevailing handily over smaller opposition challengers that cast their campaigns as a check and balance on the risks of single-party dominance. , Similarly, Workers' Party (WP) also held a biennial CEC election on 27 December at Clarke Quay instead of the headquarters at Geylang. Four new SMCs were also carved out (Kebun Baru, Yio Chu Kang, Marymount and Punggol West), three former SMCs were absorbed into neighbouring GRCs (Fengshan, Punggol East and Sengkang West), while two SMCs (Hong Kah North and Potong Pasir) had their boundaries modified. Online e-rallies were held in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and political broadcasts (by party and by constituency) were aired on national television. Nevertheless, the SDP later claimed victory for pressuring the PAP into declaring that it did not have a population target of 10 million, to which a PAP spokesman denounced as a "falsehood" which "renders the campaign pointless, and calls into question the integrity of the whole party". Follow real-time updates on Singapore’s 2020 General Election results. He ordered the parties to file submissions on costs within one week of the judgment. , On 13 March 2016, the PAP MP for Bukit Batok SMC David Ong resigned over personal indiscretions with a party grassroots activist. On an announcement, many members were re-elected in their roles, as well as new members Edwin Tong, Alex Yam, Ng Chee Meng, and Victor Lye who were co-opted on 19 November. Lee mentioned that not changing most existing portfolios was to promote continuity and urging a need for experienced ministers to provide steady hands and mentoring the younger ministers, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. ", As Singapore voters headed to polls on Friday, the country's, The number of new cases in Singapore has dropped significantly from its, Last month, Lee said the election would "clear the decks and give the new government a fresh, full five-year mandate.". 2020 Parliamentary General Election Results. Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC - Read full story here.  In addition, the Association of Women for Action and Research criticised PAP's statement to SDP the previous day as PAP had used an analogy involving spousal abuse to make a point. , Group Representation Constituencies were traditionally regarded as a PAP "fortress" in the past, but The Straits Times political analyst Linette Lai mentioned that GRCs now no longer became a "haven" but cited that the scheme is still a dilemma to win, regardless if the GRC is helmed by an anchor minister or not. The CEC also appointed Josephine Teo as the chair of the PAP's Women's Wing, Lee as the chair of the PAP Senior Group (PAP.SG), Puthucheary as the chair of the Young PAP (YP), and Lawrence Wong as the Advisor to PAP Policy Forum (PPF). , Finally, Inderjit Singh suggested the results for Aljunied GRC was a sign that Singaporeans have matured on the question of race where three elected WP candidates were minorities. On 23 June 2020 at 4 pm SGT, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced during a live televised announcement that President Halimah Yacob had dissolved the 13th Parliament of Singapore on the same day and had issued a writ of election with nominations to be held a week later on 30 June 2020. Since the incident, many netizens labelled the bringing up of her past comments as a political move, with hashtags such as "#IStandWithRaeesah" trending on Twitter. The figure also accounted to a combined S$7.82 million for election advertising (mostly through internet), and about S$5.6 million for prints, but other details that specified the purchases for services and items for the candidates or parties were not mentioned. , Veteran journalist PN Balji suggested that voters sent a message to the PAP that a new style of politics and governance was needed. , As the first election where physical rallies are not allowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social media, internet and memes, and for the first time in the history of elections, Constituency Political Broadcasts have been heavily used in terms on campaigning, and thus the increase of the election expenses, where it was capped at S$4 per voter per the number of electoral division by average. , PM Lee added that a thorough review into the conduct of the election would take place, acknowledging that the arrangements "could have been done better" following the reports of long queues at polling stations caused by additional arrangements for COVID-19. 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