Yahoo Poll: Do you think a general election is likely in Singapore in 2019?

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Brussels in October 2018. (Reuters/Piroschka van de Wouw)

A general election next year is “possible”, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait in an interview at the New Economy Forum in Singapore. The PM said: “It’s always possible. There are many reasons to bring elections forward, so we’ll see.”

The last general election in Singapore was held on 11 September, 2015, months after the death of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Polls must be held by early 2021.

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Based on what PM Lee said, do you think it’s likely that Singapore will hold a general election in 2019? Have your say in our poll and leave a comment below.

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