(This list will be updated as new information becomes available.)
Within three days of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong calling for an election, political parties announced their lineup before the nomination day on June 30.
The People & # 39; s Action Party introduced a total of 27 candidates, while the opposition parties Workers & # 39; Party and Progress Singapore Party announced twelve and 24 candidates, respectively.
We take a look at the confirmed political parties and candidates that will compete in GE 2020:
The PAP presented all 27 new candidates in a total of 6 batches within three days. The candidates come from various sectors, from the corporate sector to the social sector to the civil service.
The Workers' Party (WP), led by Pritam Singh, has so far presented nine candidates, including two NCMPs and Low Thia Khiang's legislative assistant.
Progress Singapore Party
The Progress Singapore Party, led by Tan Cheng Bock, has so far presented a total of 24 candidates, including a former PSC scholar and a pilot from Singapore Airlines (SIA).
|Dr. Tan Cheng Bock||80||– – Former MP for Ayer Rajah for 26 years when he was with the PAP
– – Stand for the 2011 presidential election where he marginally opposed Dr. Tony Tan lost
– Foundation of the Progress Singapore Party
– – Serves as General Secretary of the PSP
||70||– Was a lieutenant colonel in the SAF
– Worked at ST Aerospace and other global companies such as Honeywell and Ingersoll Rand.
|Ms. Gigene Wong
||54||– Former managing director of Gulf Oil China
– Former CFO of Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co.
||50||– Worked in the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Service Department
– Now has five educational centers and a private school
||56||– An auditor registered with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
– Has worked as an investment specialist in the capital markets for 25 years
||53||– Works in film, television and theater
– Former member of the Peoples Voice Party
|Muhammad Taufik Supan
||40||– Specialist in information technology|
|Leong Mun Wai
||60||– Former Scientist of the Public Service Commission (PSC)
– General Manager of OCBC Securities
– Director of Merrill Lynch HK and Investment Officer of GIC
||29||– Pilot at Singapore Airlines, who previously ran his own business in the private aviation industry|
||67||– Previously he worked for the Singapore Fire Department in 1975 and is now a Fellow at the Institution of Fire Engineers UK.
– He is currently working as a consulting engineer who specializes in testing and designing fire and life safety at Parsons International.
||52||– Former train leader of the women's wing of the SAF, who later switched to the private sector and has 30 years of professional experience in the field of personnel management and learning development|
|Jeffrey Khoo Poh Tiong
||51||– Chief Marketing Officer, APAC for an MNC in the insurance sector
– Honorary Treasurer at the National University of Singapore Society (NUSS)
|Lim Cher Hong
||42||– Author and Chartered Financial Consultant
– He was a program coordinator and trainer for the Silver Generation Office (SGO).
||55||– – Received the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Merit Scholarship in 1985
– He left active duty in 2002 as a major and moved to the private sector, but held the national service as deputy brigade commander until 2016
– Now runs a private environmental company
||49||– Co-founder of The Independent Singapore, but left in February to join politics
– Now manages multiple startups and is chief executive officer of Venture Accelerator Apple Seed
||43||– Intellectual property lawyer at Eldan Law LLP
– Volunteers with Justice Without Borders who provide legal advice to domestic workers free of charge
||57||– Co-founder of a skills training company
– 25 years as a lieutenant colonel in the SAF
||51||– 30 years in the commercial operation of an MNC
– Now a customer service manager
|Choo Shaun Ming
||23||– – Studied at the Raffles Institution, where he worked as a student guide
– – Started as a law student in NUS
|Dr. Tan Meng Wah
||57||– Former research assistant at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), NUS
– Before joining IPS, he was an associate lecturer at UniSIM
– PhD in world economy from Nanjing University in China
– – Works as an industry consultant at the NTU with the M.Sc in Technopreneurship
||67||– A management consultant and senior trainer|
||43||– Auditor, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of a group of 11 companies
– Former prison official
||60||– Global leader in community architecture and leadership at software company Red Hat|
|Dr. Ang Yong Guan
||65||– Served as a psychiatrist at the SAF Military Medicine Institute
– – Awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM)
– – Disputed in the GE as a candidate for the Singapore Democratic Party
– – Ran in the GE as a candidate for the SingFirst (Singaporeans First) political party
Which GRCs would you apply for?
WP has confirmed that it will compete in Sengkang GRC, Marine Parade GRC, East Coast GRC and Aljunied GRC. Sengkang GRC and Aljunied GRC are known as WP hangouts.
They also compete in Hougang and Punggol West SMCs.
On the other hand, PSP is expected to be with the West Coast Group GRC, the Nee Soon GRC, the Chua Chu Kang GRC, the Tanjong Pagar GRC, the Hong Kah North SMC, the Marymount SMC, the Kebun Baru SMC and the Pioneer SMC starts.
Selected image source: PAP / WP / PSP