Notably, he has authored ‘Is the People’s Action Party Here to Stay?’ (2019),  ‘Understanding Singapore’s Politics’ (2017) and ‘Politics and Governance in Singapore: An Introduction’ (2007). Sengkang GRC may have emerged as a hot battleground , thanks in part to the star power of Jamus Lim, a new WP candidate who shot to prominence in a TV debate last week. Without the charismatic appeal of the first-generation leaders, the PAP is now “only good for its economic track record” to them, but even this will not come easy for the party from now on. A win in the tough Covid-19 election is still a win for PAP. Inspections have been carried out at the ferry terminal by Indonesian authorities. This is something which I have seen even PAP agrees: PAP will not rule Singapore forever. Brad Bowyer Believes in a Global Covid-19 Conspiracy. Voting was mandatory for all Singaporeans who were aged 21 or above as of 1 March 2020. Privacy policy. To Singh, there is no doubt that Singaporeans will vote for the PAP this coming election. Letter | I Am an Artist and I Believe That Art Is Not Essential, Opinion | In Light of COVID-19, Singapore Could Relax the PMD Ban. A landslide is also what the PAP has won in Friday's election and it needs some explaining. “We would rather forgo time for check and balance, accountability and transparency if it means securing our bread and butter as quickly as possible.” He elaborated that this was especially so in the climate of fear and unemployment which Covid-19 has created, also noting that many have been living on government handouts during the Circuit Breaker. There was also no talk about AHTC or anything related to Aljunied MPs' management of town council or municipal issues during the whole campaign. But does this mean that they have gotten stronger? We can look at the margin of victory for three different constituencies, Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, Punggol East SMC and Sengkang West SMC. General elections in Singapore must be held within three months after five years have elapsed from the date of the first sitting of a particular Parliament of Singapore. Check out We, The Citizens’ spreadsheet compilation of party manifestos for this election. Putting speculations aside, Singh comments that it is not a necessity for him to be fielded as a candidate and elaborates that his presence is enough to remind people of the ugly Oxley Road saga. If you’re looking for an explainer on the election itself, New Naratif has a comic explainer for you. Singh also weighed in that “the public sector is relatively safe, but the private sector is in grave danger because of the lack of demand from businesses overseas”. As a result, Singaporeans were uninterested in these unfamiliar faces only until recently. GE2020: Singapore General Election Nomination Day Special 30 Jun 2020 07:22PM (Updated: 07 Nov 2020 12:33PM ) Jun 30 is Nomination Day for the Singapore general election. | East Coast GRC has been a reliable bet in terms of providing NCMP seats for the WP. Lina Chiam contested in 2011 and 2015, but lost twice to Sitoh. In a photo taken on Sept 11, 2015, during the general election, people cast their votes at Jing Shan Primary School. Start typing to see results or hit ESC to close. One NCMP, Sylvia Lim, has even gone on to become an MP. How will this affect the voters in Sengkang GRC? Margin of victory in 2015: 45.78 per cent, Margin of victory in 2011: 29.58 per cent, Margin of victory in 2015: 3.52 per cent, Margin of victory in 2013 by-election: 10.77 per cent (for WP), Margin of victory in 2011: 13.53 per cent, Margin of victory in 2015: 24.22 per cent, Margin of victory in 2011: 16.22 per cent. Contact us Our Prediction: It will continue to be a close contest in East Coast GRC. Jamus Lim, Louis Chua, and Raeesah Khan have been seen walking the ground since last year, accompanied by former MP Lee Li Lian. There is also the tricky situation of placing husband and wife Tan and He in the same team. Copyright © 2020 Mothership. This time, 91 parties contested the election. The government doesn't have a target for the population.". While other countries such as the United States are expecting upcoming watershed elections, NUS professor and long-time watcher of Singapore politics Bilveer Singh thinks that, “It is without a doubt that GE2020 will be a landslide victory for the PAP. Singapore's next general election will be held in 10 July 2020. As a new four-member GRC, it is unclear how residents will vote there. The Election Department has designated nine schools as nomination centers for candidates in nearby constituencies: The exchange rate is forecast at 1.3150 for end-2021. This means that WP's East Coast GRC team has always been able to give the PAP a good electoral fight there. Singapore has seen over 50 years of major road projects, from the PIE to the North-South Corridor. My view : PAP has way more advantage this time round (boundaries + covid + pmd ban + angbao) Easy defence for the incumbent government, much like Israel vs yoel match. The 2020 Singaporean general election was a general election held in Singapore on 10 July 2020. The next general election will be the 18th general election in Singapore and the 13th since independence. All Rights Reserved. More importantly, the unpredictable and protracted nature of this pandemic has proved to be an effective litmus test to measure the efficacy and resilience of governments all over the world. Nothing much from the attacking side. Looking at past electoral results, for PAP to win, the Sengkang Central stronghold of Pasir Punggol GRC and Sengkang West SMC will need to negate the former WP seat of Punggol East SMC. Current anchor Minister S Iswaran has been part of the GRC since its formation, when he first entered politics in 1997. 21 SingapoRediscovers Deals: Save up to $470 on Hotels, Attractions and Tours, What Joe Biden’s Win Mean for Singapore, Explained, Young Singaporeans Are Brutally Honest: The 4G Leaders Are Not Vibing With Them, Meet Our Elon Musk: The Man Who Tried to Put a Singaporean in Space, Since We Apparently Love Jogging Now, Here’s a History of Singapore’s Parks, The British Once Built a Quarantine Island in Singapore for Migrants. It was delayed from 8 May 2020 due to the ban of all events, especially political rallies. The next general election must be held by April 2021, at the latest. But what is more exciting to come is GE2025. Singapore’s 13th general election will be held on July 10 following a campaign period with restrictions on mass events to manage risks from the coronavirus pandemic. Check out all the latest updates on the General Election, Election campaigns and polling It elected members of parliament to the 14th Parliament of Singapore since Singapore's independence in 1965, using the first-past-the-post electoral system. Through engaging narratives, we tell stories that are bold and unique. Chee may perform the best out of all the SDP contests, but it may not be enough for him to win an NCMP seat. | The total number of cases in Singapore stands at 57,915. It will be a referendum on the 4G leaders and not the 3G leaders… the PAP will have to prove themselves.” Raeesah has since apologised to any racial group or community who had been hurt by her comments. “Indeed, the PAP has done a good job at handling the Covid-19 crisis relative to other countries. Most strikingly, the very black swan which could “give the PAP nightmares” has appeared: Lee Hsien Yang. Aljunied GRC had seen tight contests since 2006. The PAP has been known for it’s ‘helicopter-in’ culture, wherein its candidates are literally ‘flown in from high places’. This is especially true of younger voters, who are “more educated and are increasingly interested in political participation”. © 2019 The Kopi Company. This ties in heavily with the issue of elitism, another issue brought back into the spotlight by the recent Ivan Lim scandal. The Best of all Opposition Parties in Singapore for 2020 General Elections As we get closer to GE2020, we spoke to NUS Department of Political Science, Deputy Head of Department Professor Bilveer Singh. It will be a referendum on the 4G leaders and not the 3G leaders… the PAP will have to prove themselves.”. A win in the tough Covid-19 election is still a win for PAP. The areas under the new GRC are Compassvale, Rivervale and Anchorvale. There were two police reports made regarding the online comments and tweets allegedly by Raeesah. SPP lost the seat after Chiam decided to contest in a GRC. Singapore People's Party chairman Jose Raymond ran a spirited campaign, both online and offline. Hong Kah North SMC. All these can and will directly affect the amount of political support they get in the next elections, as taxpayers look towards their government to do what they pay them to do: protect the public. We Are Hiring Martino Tan The police said that she allegedly commented that Singapore law enforcement authorities discriminated against citizens, and that compared to other groups, rich Chinese and white people were treated differently under the law. However, Singh warns that it is best that our political leaders do not underestimate the sophistication of the electorate which they serve as we are “very rational”. He nevertheless welcomes the entrance of the Lee younger brother into politics as he notes that it is good for the democracy and political vibrancy of Singapore. Now in 2020, where it is still likely that the PAP will win by a generous margin because of its track record of handling crises, despite the slip-ups with Tan Wu Meng and Ivan Lim. Taking away both pro-PAP and anti-PAP voters, there is actually a silent 30% of floating voters who could swing either way — and their might is best shown in these ‘freak elections’. Top image via The Workers’ Party, Edwin Koo/Nicole Seah’s FB page, Zheng Zhangxin, Progress Singapore Party FB video and West Coast GRC FB video. It has proved itself time and time again to the electorate that it has the technocratic genius to craft strong policies to sustain the lifeblood of the economy. Last time around, in 2015, it won almost 70% of the popular vote, perhaps boosted by the death earlier that year of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister and the incumbent’s father. Sengkang GRC is the most unpredictable GRC because it is a new GRC. Our Prediction: It will continue to be a close contest in East Coast GRC. Given my big miss in 2016, I’m not sure why anyone would be interested in my election predictions, but I’ve received several emails asking me to offer up my guesses for 2020 (perhaps some of them are long-time readers who remember 2010, when I actually did a good job?).. First in 2015, when there was an outpouring of public sympathy for the late Minister Mentor. Millions of Indonesian parents abandoned a measles vaccine in 2018 when it was declared haram. Next, let’s examine the 2015 election, the second inclusive election following the 1990 vote. The Ground is sweet for PAP party. On the WP's end, He Tingru is the senior member of the team, having contested in Marine Parade GRC in 2015. Vivian later said that Chee's statement about the 10 million population target "is a false statement", calling it "falsehoods" at least twice in the debate. Amy Khor has represented electors here since 2001, under the larger Hong Kah GRC. What's your prediction for the upcoming election? After Hong Kah North was carved out into an SMC, Khor soundly beat candidates from the Singapore People’s Party in GE2011 and 2015, earning 70 and 75 per cent of the vote respectively. | This NUS Professor Predicts That GE2020 Will Be a Landslide Victory for the PAP. 05 Oct 2020 Order for Retrieval of Registers for the Polling District of PN23 05 Oct 2020 Inspection of Certified Lists of Non-Voters for 2020 General Election 20 Aug 2020 Inspection of Election Expenses Return for General Election 2020 So far, the outreach of social media looks promising as shown by recent events: the unexpected defence by Pritam Singh and Alfian Sa’at against Tan Wu Meng, and the online outrage by netizens of all ages against PAP Ivan Lim who has been accused of being an elitist. Here are 50+ Covid-19 Financial Assistance Schemes You Can Apply For. Just look at the winning margins in West Coast GRC - it ranged from a low 33.14 per cent (in a bad year!) But a 10 per cent or more victory will be seen as a personal endorsement of Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat. Sengkang GRC is a new GRC for Singapore Election 2020. This is especially so since it concerns the legacy of the much-loved, late founding father of Singapore LKY. But Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong noted that it could be earlier.. Read more at straitstimes.com. But what is more exciting to come is GE2025. This Doodle's Reach. SINGAPORE: Campaigning for Singapore's Jul 10 General Election is now under way after Nomination Day submissions ended with all 31 constituencies being … For Singapore, political support too hinges on the government’s performance in managing the Covid-19 outbreak. As a result, Singh notes that they are likely to be more “brutal and unforgiving” towards political failures too. It appears that WP will reconsider its long-term strategy for East Coast GRC in future, especially since Pritam called the move a "strategic surprise". Senior Parliamentary Secretary Amrin Amin joined from Sembawang GRC team, while its newest member of the team, Raymond Lye, is not exactly new, as he chairs the Punggol East Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC). But it does not mean that they are not watching the party carefully. However, it may have created its own demons in the process. Then things turned awry for Chee, as he appeared in the GE2020 political debate. This, compounded with the global economic recession, has only made it increasingly more difficult for the PAP to sustain their votes in the ballot box. Singh observed that the diversity of fielded candidates from the opposition is especially robust this year, taking into account age and race. I’m preparing for an opposition wipe-out. Not necessarily.”. Lee Kuan Yew himself had forewarned this as one of the Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going: “There will come a time when eventually the public will say, look, let’s try the other side, either because the PAP has declined in quality or the opposition has put up a team which is equal to the PAP and they say, let’s try the other side.”. About It was a surprise that Lee, a youthful 41-year old, is not leading the WP team this time. Also, Singapore Democratic Party leader Chee Soon Juan is hoping to win the Bukit Batok single constituency this time after losing out to PAP’s Murali Pillai in a 2016 by-election. He may have a chance to be an NCMP. Will this be sufficient to mitigate the loss of Low Thia Khiang and Chen Show Mao as MPs? His suggestion was repeatedly shot down by Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, who categorically stated: "We will never have 10 million. Here’s how he sees the upcoming elections. Baba Vanga’s predictions for 2020 1) Catastrophes: Earthquakes and tsunamis. Could DPM Heng's move to East Coast GRC change WP's long-term strategy, as a Straits Times senior political correspondent astutely observed. Submitted by farhan on Fri, 03/07/2020 - 9:22pm Illegal bookie predictions and forecasts for GE2020 are allegedly being spread through messaging apps. It is a strong PAP team at East Coast GRC, with at least three political office-holders (DPM Heng, Senior Minister of State Maliki Osman, and senior civil servant Tan Kiat How and potential office-holder) in future. If you’ve ever wanted to shoot your shot at being an influencer, now’s your chance. But the margin of victory should be closer to 9.44 per cent than 1.9 per cent. Follow the latest news on Singapore General Election at TODAYOnline. To make matters worse, the controversy surrounding Ivan Lim has put the screening process of the PAP candidates in the spotlight. However, whether this will cause people to take a second look before they cross off the ballot paper remains to be seen. The National Stockpile, Explained. If you like what you read, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Telegram to get the latest updates. Before I offer up my prediction, I’ll first share some of the guesses from the experts. PAP: 67% GE2020 is an election website that gives out information regarding candidates, MPS, and political parties in Singapore.We provide valuable information before and after the nomination and polling days, as well as during the campaigning period.Visit our website to know more! to 57.14 per cent. For the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), a loss may mean the end of a political career. Sengkang GRC is made up of the former SMCs of Sengkang West and Punggol East, as well as the Sengkang Central ward of Pasir-Ris Punggol GRC. Giam in 2011, Perera and Daniel Goh in 2015. His final thoughts for citizens: to watch how the 4G leaders perform over the next 5 years as the remaining 3G leaders such as Lee Hsien Loong, Khaw Boon Wan and Charles Chong are poised to or have already stepped down. Chee was perceived as being a gracious politician, speaking out in support of his political rival, saying this "is not what politics should be". Lightning cannot strike three times at the same place… thus the PAP cannot afford to be complacent. Singapore General Election 2020: Singaporeans will go to the polls on July 10. But the main reason why this contest has become a much closer one is all due to a certain Tan Cheng Bock. Margin of victory in 2015: 21.46 per cent. He is of the opinion that they have barely had time to plant their seeds in the grassroots to earn genuine affection and adoration from the public. One heated exchange involved Chee, who claimed that the government plans to increase the population to 10 million by bringing in more foreigners, and asked if this was indeed the path for the future. What he is referring to, Lee Kuan Yew himself has called it the “freak” electorate of Singapore. Potong Pasir was an opposition stronghold since 1984 for veteran politician Chiam See Tong. In contrast, Singh warns not to overestimate the power of social media. The number of constituencies or electoral divisions is not permanently fixed by law, but is declared by the Prime Minister prior to each general election pursuant to the Parliamentary Elections Act ( Although it has been at its lowest in almost two decades, research on past pandemics may suggest that the progress made could be undone since the top 10% are relatively unaffected and may have even profited in contrast to the lower and middle-income classes. PAP did not send a minister or an MP (Yeo Guat Kwang in GE2015) to lead its fight to take back Aljunied GRC. The U.S. dollar-Singapore dollar exchange rate is forecast at 1.3400 for end-2020, down from 1.3700 projected previously. In fact, the opposition may be entirely annihilated this election. “There are reasons behind why Heng Swee Keat wants a quick General Election so he can get on with running the country. Singapore Elections 2020. What is That Noisy Bird That Goes ‘Ku-oo’ Every Morning? On top of the new problems which it has created, Singh thinks that the lasting impact of Covid-19 will, and has already started acting as a catalyst in dragging some of Singapore’s pressure points back into the spotlight. Web design by Yu Sheng & Yu Siang. The East Coast GRC team comprising of NCMPs Giam, Perera and Goh was clearly its second strongest team after Low Thia Khiang's Aljunied GRC team. There are a few reasons why the contest will not be as close this time. Here in this video ,I give my personal opinion on the Election. “GE2020 will be like 2015, it will be another ‘freak election’, because of Covid-19. Let alone the 4G leaders, who have just recently been thrust into the spotlight. All rights reserved. Singapore retains a political system, where the incumbent can just decide when to call an election. But this election result is surely about more than that. Singh notes that while Lee Kuan Yew had over three decades to train Lee Hsien Loong, the latter has had barely half the amount of time to train his presumed successor, Heng Swee Keat. Woodlands had dinosaurs before it was cool. (I will explain later why I have excluded the 2010 elections from this discussion.) We have been under Sengkang West SMC all along (under Dr Lam Pin Min). In fact, “the contrast between the PAP and the opposition is becoming clearer”. “It seems like 2019 is the proverbial lull before the storm, as 2020 may turn out to be even more unsettling,” he said. Singaporeans go to the polls July 10. However, in most cases Parliament is dissolved and a general election called at the behest of the Prime Minister before the five-year period elapses. People have mentioned the Lee Kuan Yew-sympathy-vote factor following his death, the feel-good SG50 impact and the Lee Hsien Loong-Tharman Shanmugaratnam wow effect. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has created waves of paranoia and fear worldwide, forcing some countries to go under lockdown and others scrambling to bolster their healthcare systems. Senior Minister of State Lam Pin Min is an experienced political campaigner and has defended his SMC seat successfully for two terms. July 10, 2020, 10:36 PM. PAP won in 2006, with current Chairman Sylvia Lim entering Parliament as an NCMP. There is a stark difference between an electoral winner and loser. Singapore’s 2020 Election: Explaining the PAP’s Stagnation By Conrad Guimaraes Moving forward, the PAP will need to consider how to manage the electoral impact of several key trends. What Is Each Singaporean Party Promising You This Election? WP won in 2011, becoming the first opposition party to win a GRC. On Nov. 7, 2015, 24 million of 34 million eligible voters cast ballots. Here’s Why. Instead, most campaigning with the exception of walkabouts will have to be done online this year. But WP's East Coast strategy is different from its 2015 strategy. The governing People's Action Party (PAP) will seek to secure their 15th consecutive term in office since 1959. “GE2020 will be like 2015, it will be another ‘freak election’, because of Covid-19. Singaporean voters will run back to papa.”. What Happens If Singapore Runs Out of Food? Through deeply analysed articles, we uncover and explain the complex and multifaceted issues facing our societies. WP's team at East Coast GRC in GE2020 is its second or third strongest team after Aljunied GRC. Our Prediction: It's always close in Aljunied GRC. Margin of victory in 2016 by-election: 22.42 per cent, Margin of victory in 2015: 46.59 per cent, Margin of victory in 2011: Part of Jurong GRC. Mark Kelly, Arizona Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks at an election night event Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Tucson, Ariz. Congress Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly sworn in as newest senator If you are a political newbie and you fought well (such as Desmond Choo in Hougang SMC, Koh Poh Koon in Punggol East SMC, Ong Ye Kung and Murali Pillai in Aljunied GRC) in your maiden election, you may contest again the next GE. Our Prediction: At the start of the campaign, incumbent Murali appeared to have been put on a back foot with a "scurrilous" online attack on his family. But here's why they might be in trouble at the same time. The voter turnout was 69 percent. The second reason is veteran Minister Lim Hng Kiang, and former anchor minister of West Coast GRC, will be retiring as an MP in West Coast GRC. Otherwise better known as rainbowjellies, this intern is also Kopi's resident cat lady. Tag: GE 2020 prediction Sengkang GRC Singapore General Election 2020! What if its leaders have not gained public adoration by GE2025? He explains that in times of crisis such as now Singaporean-style pragmatism will ensue. Based on an alleged screenshot of these odds, it appears that bookies are expecting the PAP to lose multiple constituencies by a small margin. PAP is taking this contest seriously by sending an anchor Minister - Ng Chee Meng from Pasir Ris Punggol GRC - closest to the new GRC. | And he is bringing his A team (his second-in-command Leong Mun Wai and vice-chair Hazel Poa) to contest against the incumbent. PAP’s idealogy may not suit the people anymore. Pritam has led the WP campaign well as the face and leader of WP. And what if the PAP fails to uphold their economic performance? Furthermore, the full-bodied credentials of these new candidates compared to previous candidates the opposition fielded in the past could be a signal that the PAP has lost its monopoly in attracting the best potential political talents. | Web development by Ripplewerkz. See maps and real-time presidential election results for the 2020 US election. He is Wrong. Our Prediction: The West - Jurong GRC and West Coast GRC - are widely considered as "safe seats" for the PAP. The thing is that as we evolve as a nation, the political landscape is changing as well. For the first time since 1979, a Chiam will not contest an election in Potong Pasir. In Singapore, election results have swung within a narrow band much higher than Constitutional thresholds. The election result on Friday could well defy prediction – indeed, opposition parties and the ruling party have both warned that they could lose seats in Parliament. 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