Tag: Electoral Boundaries Review Committee

Workers’ Party: Why did EBRC decide to dissolve 3 SMCs?

Singapore – The opposition Workers' Party (WP) has questioned the decision-making of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) following the release of its report on Friday (March 13). The release of the report has raised the possibility that a General Election will be held in...

SDP: “Height of irresponsibility” to hold polls in midst of Covid-19 crisis

Singapore – The People's Action Party cannot "place its own political interest over the health and safety of the Singaporean people" by holding a General Election during the current Covid-19 pandemic, according to the opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP). Referring to a Facebook post on...

Progress Singapore Party’s statement on electoral boundaries, says to put politics aside and prioritise S’poreans’ health and welfare

Singapore – The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has released its statement on the electoral boundaries and urged the current Government to consider the implications of holding the General Elections early amid the Covid-19 pandemic. On Saturday (Mar 14), the PSP, represented by Secretary-General Dr Tan...

Coming General Election: 17 GRCs, 14 SMCs and 4 extra MPs

Singapore — The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) released its much-anticipated report on Friday (March 13) and it had some major changes for the next General Election, which must be called by April next year. The report was submitted to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

No more 6-member GRCs for next GE?

Singapore— The announcement on September 4 that the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) was convened last month is generally perceived to mark the first step towards the next General Election. And for the upcoming GE, some political analysts believe that the country is done with...

Netizens forecast that General Elections “will NOT be in September 2019”

Despite no official confirmation from the Elections Department Singapore (SLD), following the circulation of a rather dubious-looking chain message on Whatsapp Messenger, netizens have taken to give their two cents on the elections date. One netizen, Vincent Ng, came up with the following reasons, all subject...