Lee Hsien Yang won't be contesting GE2020, his name not in nomination papers

Nicholas Yong
Assistant News Editor
Progress Singapore Party member Lee Hsien Yang with voters near the Nomination Centre at Bendemeer Primary School on 30 June 2020. (PHOTO: Nicholas Yong/Yahoo News Sinagpore)

SINGAPORE — Progress Singapore Party member Lee Hsien Yang will not be contesting at the upcoming General Election (GE) as his name did not appear in nomination papers on Nomination Day after the closing of submission on Tuesday noon (30 June).

Lee was seen arriving at the Bendemeer Primary School Nomination Centre (NC) with the PSP team earlier Tuesday. The NC oversees nominations for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Jalan Besar GRC and Tanjong Pagar GRC, and Radin Mas SMC.

When asked earlier by Yahoo News Singapore if he would be running, he said with a laugh, “You’ll see.”

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