GE2015: Nomination Day 1 Sep, Polling Day 11 Sep

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View of the Singapore Parliament building against the nation-state's central business district skyline in February 2015. (Yahoo file photo)

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam has issued the Writ of Election for General Election 2015.

Nomination Day is 1 September 2015 (Tuesday), the Elections Department announced in a release. The Returning Officer is Mr Ng Wai Choong, Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority.

The Returning Officer will declare 11 September 2015 (Friday) to be Polling Day, the release said. Under the law, Polling Day at any general election shall be a public holiday. Every employer shall on Polling Day allow every elector in his employ a reasonable period of time for voting.