UPDATE: This story has been updated to include Polling Day after the earlier announcement of Nomination Day
SINGAPORE — Polling Day is set for Friday, 10 July and Nomination Day is on next Tuesday, 30 June, after Parliament was dissolved on Tuesday (23 June).
In a national address on his Facebook page and on free-to-air television and radio, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong explained the reasons in calling for the General Election now, citing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BREAKING: Parliament was dissolved this afternoon by President Halimah Yacob at the request of PM Lee Hsien Loong. FULL STORY: https://t.co/Vm49OOJ2Sh— Yahoo Singapore (@YahooSG) June 23, 2020
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The dissolution of Parliament by President Halimah Yacob on Lee’s advice comes more than three months after the release of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee report.
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